Triglyph

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Triglyph

A characteristic ornament of the Doric frieze, consisting of raised blocks of three vertical bands separated by V-shaped grooves, alternating with plain or sculptured panels called “metopes.”

triglyph

The characteristic ornament of the Doric frieze, consisting of slightly raised blocks of three vertical bands separated by V-shaped grooves. The triglyphs alternate with plain or sculptured panels called metopes. Also See order.
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Such chains are more frequently found as vertical fills in the interior of triglyphs or in the narrow body zones of small stirrup jars.
Built of Portland stone and Cornish granite, the octagonal building is built in strict Doric style, decorated with flat, plain pilasters at the edges of the four wider sides as well as two round Doric pillars at the front of the entrance portico, and a Doric frieze of triglyphs - three-grooved tablets - and blank metopes, or spaces, between them under the cornice of the main building and its three aedicules.
Doric column: a channeled column without a base, having as a capital a circular echinus supporting a square abacus, above which comes a plain architrave, a frieze of triglyphs and metopes, and a cornice the corona of which has mutules on its soffit.
436--92): triglyphs, simas, anta capitals, mouldings.
11) The contre-partie coffer of the Getty Museum pair has a stand with marquetry of the same pattern as the stand at Blenheim, although it is clear from the comparison that the Blenheim stand would originally have had tapering front legs decorated with marquetry and each flanked with rams' heads at the top and surmounted by gilt-bronze triglyphs.
Tripods, Triglyphs, and the Origin of the Doric Frieze," AJA 106, pp.
Articulated like the facade of a renaissance palace, the cabinet includes meticulously delineated architectural details in the triglyphs in the frieze, and quoins at the corners--even the roof tiles are emphasised by ivory applied along their outer edges.