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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Metope wide (L:W at widest point 1.14), sharply enlarged above clypeus (near level of antennae in frontal view), with distinct median carina running from fastigium to level of antennae, obsolete ventrad of antennae.
Comparison: As judged by the wide metope with median carina, narrow coryphe, and squat body, the new genus is closely related to the genera Gamergus Stal, 1859 and Gamergomorphus Melichar, 1906 from southern Africa.
Further, solve the cleaning problem of not upright metope of the building, which will show the perfect art style of the modern architecture.
The Hydra: In the second metope, Heracles dominates the Hydra.
From the Southern Metope, showing a battle between a Centaur and a Lapith, the heads of each left in Athens, but the torsos displayed in the BM.
again, when in the figure of the fighting metope I saw the muscle
"Metopes." This time, I quickly thumbed to the entry and read, "metope: any of the square spaces between triglyphs."
In the early morning of July 31, a ship's carpenter, five crew members and twenty Athenian laborers mounted the walls of the Parthenon and removed the first metope. The next day they lowered a second.
The excitement aroused can be felt when we read the letter dated September 1812, a month after the event, in which John Foster, a member of the group, wrote: 'Neither in Paris nor in Rome is there such an accomplished frieze, and one that is so long and so beautiful.' (18) The British Museum, which had been so hesitant about acquiring the Elgin Marbles, willingly paid 19,000 [pounds sterling] for the twenty-three surviving slabs and various fragments of the metope when they were auctioned in Zante in 1814.
"Riflessioni sulle metope del tempio di Zeus a Olimpia: Disegno e esecuzione," BABesch 57, pp.