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Metope

in Grove Art Online

Volume Grove Art Online, issue Published in print August 1996 |
Published online January 1998 | e-ISBN: 9781884446054

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Sunken panel between two triglyphs in a Doric frieze (see Greece, ancient, fig.h). Metopes are frequently carved or painted, like those on the Parthenon, Athens (see Greece, ancient, fig.h and Orders, architectural, fig.xvi; see also Polychromy, colour pl. I, fig.).

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Subjects: Art

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