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low relief

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noun
  1. bas-relief.
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Origin of low relief

First recorded in 1705–15
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Historical Examples

  • The lower terrace is decorated, like Chaldan works of the kind, with pilasters in low-relief; before it are pylon towers.

    History of Ancient Art

    Franz von Reber

  • In the mastabas sculptures in low-relief served to multiply the images of the defunct.


British Dictionary definitions for low relief

low relief

noun
  1. another term for bas-relief
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