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bas-relief

sculpture in low relief, in which the forms project slightly from the background but no part is completely detached from it

bas-relief

[¦ba·ri¦lēf]
(graphic arts)

bas-relief, basso-relievo, basso-rilievo

A carving, embossing, or casting moderately protruded from the background plane; low relief.
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Ebrahim Shaqaqi, an official with the Iranian Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHHTO), a government agency, described it as "a treasured piece of a bas-relief that depicts an Achaemenid soldier, which had been stolen from Persepolis decades ago prior to the 1979 Islamic Revolution," according to the Tehran Times.
We decided the best option was a bas-relief plaque in Guildhall Square.
Le roman de Jensen, qui parle de l'amour d'un jeune archeologue pour une fille immortalisee sur un bas-relief, ne peut pas etre separe du commentaire qu'en fait Freud.
Other bas-reliefs feature scenes from the Battle of Stara Zagora, the signing of the Treaty of San Stefano and the opening ceremony of the Constituent National Assembly in Veliko Tarnovo, as well as portraits of prominent Bulgarian figures from the period.
a New York-based historic preservation group, has succeeding in stopping a local entrepreneur from tearing down a rustic Cuban bas-relief mural in Manhattan's Upper West Side of Manhattan.
The art, which combined bas-relief with paint and resembles Egyptian hieroglyphic art, depicts lizard-headed ogres wearing Jewish kippot, impaling Arab children on bayonets and eating them up.
And when he did, he would look at the bas-relief sculptures on the walls of the hospital's amphitheater.
Mold, graffiti, disinterested security guards, predatory feral cats and the pigeons that make up their lunches, the former glory of huge concert halls with bas-relief chariots and the simple art deco lettering that states "Stage Door," betrayed only by the reflection of a modern car in a glass entry way.
Left is Dave's picture of what appears to be a monk, carved in bas-relief on a West Nab rock.
This bronze medallion is one of many sculptural and bas-relief elements created by Lee Lawrie (1877-1963) for the National Academy of Sciences building on Constitution Avenue in Washington, D.
The stoneware patterns are offered in a wide range of soft, solid colors in either a single-glazed or hand-rubbed antique finish, and sculpted, bas-relief designs to lend a sense of history and tradition to the table.
The Euphrates Region'ssculptors used marble and limestone to make their artistic pieces, and they decorated them with gems, emerald and agate as they embodied men and women in a typical image, and they invented a new type of sculpture called the bas-relief.