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statuary

1. statues collectively
2. the art of making statues

Statuary

Freestanding sculpture, as opposed to relief work.
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Buyers were cautious due to the issuance of statuary release order (SRO) for duty free import of cotton while soaring world prices prevented sellers in the promise of a higher future rate.
The University's statuary body has already approved the new additions, this was announced by the Vice Chancellor Prof.
"We have a statuary responsibility to take them into care."
In sections on practices of deposition and reuse, regional perspectives, and grand narratives, they consider such topics as sculptural deposition and lime kilns at Roman villas in Italy and the western provinces in late antiquity, Christianity and the fate of sculpture in late antique Corinth, the fate of classical statues in late antique and Byzantine Sicily: the cases of Catania and Arigento, the shifting use of a genre: a comparison of statuary decor in homes and baths of the late Roman West, and travelers' accounts of Roman statuary in the Near East and North Africa: from limbo and destruction to museum heaven.
It was because society managed to forget that classical columns and domes and vaults and statuary used to have a purpose apart from holding up the roof.
And, yet, there is something timeless and ineffable about a garden with classic statuary. The statues may not be from the ruins of a Greek temple, Renaissance villa, or an abandoned monastery, but even the replicas add romance and mystery to the landscape.
Room settings have been recreated in the marquee and spectacular garden statuary and military cannons adorn the approach and entrance.
The ponderously named Statuary Hall Study Commission was no doubt happy last week to hand state lawmakers the final job of deciding which two historic figures should represent Oregon in a national collection on display at the U.S.
He said that efforts were afoot to give proper statuary and legal cover to the working of QEC and to ensure the presence of QEC representatives on all the statuary bodies of the ICUP.
These financial results are preA[degrees]liminary ones and are subject to the approval of Omantel's board of directors in its upcoming meeting which will be held within the statuary period set by Capital Market Authority.
The tenure of Chaturvedi, a Haryana cadre officer of the 2002 batch, was to have lasted Prime Services repeated parliamentary statuary AIIMS revocation till June 2016.