Metope


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Metope

A panel, either plain or decorated with carvings, between the triglyphs in a Doric frieze.

metope

metope
The panel between the triglyphs in the Doric frieze, often carved. Also see triglyph.
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The Hydra: In the second metope, Heracles dominates the Hydra.
I especially like the acroteria and the damaged metopes.
Meanwhile, metope will not touch dirt after painting with coatings of the bionic lotus leaf.
Metope wide, flat, joint with coryphe at obtuse angle (in lateral view), with median carina running through post- and anteclypeus and sublateral carinae (Figs 2, 3, 11).
Any discussion of women in the sculptures that pays no attention to the Amazons of the east metopes or the female victims of the Centaurs on the south metopes and the Trojan women and Helen fleeing from the Greeks on the north metopes can have little value.
2), delightfully stylised and full of movement, comes from Selinunte, site of the only Sicilian temples adorned with figurative metopes.
This intermediate band of colour is an area of relative tranquillity, which not only separates the two main elements of the room but which acts as a frieze in which Soane displayed his Piranesi prints and various sculptures as if they were metopes in a doric entablature.
The film begins with models of the Parthenon's frieze, metopes, and pediment sculptures obtained using a structured-light 3D scanning.
Siirala will play Janacek's Sonata 1-X-1905; Three Romances Op 28, by Schumann; Metopes Op 29, by Szymanowski; and Beethoven's Diabelli Variations.
Built of Portland stone and Cornish granite, the octagonal building is built in strict Doric style, decorated with flat, plain pilasters at the edges of the four wider sides as well as two round Doric pillars at the front of the entrance portico, and a Doric frieze of triglyphs - three-grooved tablets - and blank metopes, or spaces, between them under the cornice of the main building and its three aedicules.
The pediments and metopes are explained more fully than the friezes but the account is incomplete, suggestive more than informative.