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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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.
Many changes and redesigns are described in detail; for example Ousterhout provides a context for the destruction of the metopes treated in an earlier chapter.
The Hydra: In the second metope, Heracles dominates the Hydra.
the metopes / Start into ambient air, and breathe with life"
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.
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.
It is applied in various precast concrete units in construction industry and used as paints or colorants for construction products such as color floor tile, metope decoration, terrazzo floor and color tile.
Probably the most enduring image associated with Vionnet is a photograph of her model Sonia Colmer taken for Vogue in 1931 by George Hoyningen-Huene in which she is seen bare-footed in a white robe, inspired by a chiton-clad Greek Kore on a metope from the temple of Zeus at Olympia in the Louvre.
95) Some of the metopes depict Herakles in the manner of contemporary athletes, (96) showing, for example, his cauliflower ear in the Nemean lion metope, (97) and numerous metopes portray him physically engaged with his opponent in activities that recall Olympic events, such as wrestling--with the Cretan bull and the Keryneian hind--and slaying the Hydra, whose ever-renewing heads, another popping up as soon as one is dispatched, require darting, quick movements that recall boxing skills or the like to cauterize the stumps.
And cracking frieze and rotten metope Express, as though they were an open tome Top-lined with caustic monitory gnome; "Dunces, Learn here to spell Humanity