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anthemion (ănthēˈmēən), commonly called a palmette, a radiating, fan-shaped ornament or motif suggestive of a palm leaf or of honeysuckle and found in Egyptian, Assyrian, and Aegean art. It was widely used by the Greeks and Romans on their buildings and on many kinds of decorative objects.
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A common Greek ornament based on the honeysuckle or palmette, used in a radiating cluster, either singly on a stele or antefix, or as a running ornament on friezes.
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anthemion, honeysuckle ornament

A common Greek ornament based upon the honeysuckle or palmette. Used singly on stelae or antefixes, or as a running ornament on friezes, etc.
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P aul Mulrennan, who rode Jordans Elect, was given a one-day ban on Sunday August 21 for careless riding after the stewards considered he had allowed his mount to drift on to the rail and cause interference to Anthemion.
THE spring fine art sale at Anthemion Auctions in Cardiff has offered further proof of the unwavering national demand for Welsh Art.
It was expected to sell for up to pounds 10,000 when auctioned at Anthemion Auctions off Norwich Road, Cardiff.