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bas-relief

sculpture in low relief, in which the forms project slightly from the background but no part is completely detached from it

bas-relief

[¦ba·ri¦lēf]
(graphic arts)

bas-relief, basso-relievo, basso-rilievo

A carving, embossing, or casting moderately protruded from the background plane; low relief.
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The stories were carved to represent an actual building, while what should have been their sides was exquisitely chiseled in bas-reliefs of celebrated personages.
Because we tried to make comparisons with sculpture and bas-reliefs, in Cambodia at Angkor and in Burma, and there was a link,' he said, adding that there was also an inscription found on the back of a cross-legged meditating Buddha statue at Angkor that is thought to show influence from Bagan.
La communaute internationale s'etait alarmee au printemps 2015 lorsque Daech avait diffuse des images montrant des jihadistes detruire au bulldozer, a l'explosif ou a la pioche des monuments, des bas-reliefs et des statues de Nimrod.
It produced celebrated artifacts, particularly bas-reliefs depicting scenes of war.
Careful restoration work was carried out on the six ancient bas-reliefs embedded in the walls, including the one depicting the myth of Perseus and Andromeda, the one depicting Endymion asleep on a rock and the one dedicated to the Nymphs.
Well-known Eugene sculptor Mike Leckie has found a niche creating bas-reliefs of notable track and field athletes.
The expansive publication of Banteay Chhmar's large number of narrative bas-reliefs makes possible the more effective research of such issues.
The smartphones are designed in the same style: the back panel is made of gold and complemented with bas-reliefs depicting the sights and symbols of countries.
Her works range from figurines measuring three to five inches long to huge bas-reliefs that can double as ideal focal points in any collector's living room or study.
Bas-reliefs, mixed-media works and fauvist paintings come together to create a panorama of 19th-century European cultural production.
La Mosquee est aussi celebre pour son minaret haut oE se trouve une grande pendule et est caracterisee par les bas-reliefs et les gravures minutieuses.
Other bas-reliefs feature scenes from the Battle of Stara Zagora, the signing of the Treaty of San Stefano and the opening ceremony of the Constituent National Assembly in Veliko Tarnovo, as well as portraits of prominent Bulgarian figures from the period.