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effigy

Art a portrait of a person, esp as a monument or architectural decoration
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effigy

A representation or imitation of a person, in whole or in part, as a likeness in sculpture.
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(48) At this moment, Addie's "gaunt face" and her voice, strangely invigorated by a connection to Cash, merge into the single effigial form, framed by the window in the twilight.
Niccolo's own tomb, an effigial wall-tomb, appears to have been the first in Florence for a lay person.
Alabaster reredos panels of the Assumption spring to mind, but the significant effigial models, for Sandford, may have been provincial tombs of non-royal but aristocratic ladies.