honeysuckle ornament


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honeysuckle ornament

A common name for the anthemion, common in Greek decorative sculpture.
See also: Ornament
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anthemion, honeysuckle ornament

anthemion
A common Greek ornament based upon the honeysuckle or palmette. Used singly on stelae or antefixes, or as a running ornament on friezes, etc.

honeysuckle ornament

honeysuckle ornament
A common name for the anthemion, common in Greek decorative sculpture.
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