Words nearby chryselephantine
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Chryselephantine, kris-el-e-fan′tin, adj. noting the art of making statues jointly of gold and ivory.
The chryselephantine statue of Zeus at Olympia was his work.The Works of Lucian of Samosata, v. 4|Lucian of Samosata
His greatest work was the chryselephantine statue of Hera for her temple between Argos and Mycenæ.The Classic Myths in English Literature and in Art (2nd ed.) (1911)|Charles Mills Gayley
Their hair is short and curls at the back of their heads like the hair of the chryselephantine Hermes.Hymen|Hilda Doolittle
In sculpture he favours the use of varicoloured materials in the manner of the Greek chryselephantine sculpture.