incised slabs

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Slab of stone with a design cut into its surface, commonly a funerary monument featuring human figures representing effigies, inscriptions, emblems, etc., the incised work often enhanced with black or coloured filling. A variation is a more comprehensive series of indents filled with brass or latten sheets cut to fit and themselves incised and inlaid.

Greenhill (1976)

Subjects: Architecture — History.

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