Incised sentence example
It closes with the introduction of incised, white-filled decoration on pottery, whose motives are presently found reproduced in monochrome pigment.
A pre-Hellenic settlement was found under the temple, marked by incised and painted geometric pottery.
The highlands and uplands between the chief valleys are but moderately dissected; many small side streams still flow on the highland, and descend by steeply incised gorges to the valleys of the larger rivers.
They are consecrated and marked with the five incised crosses in the same way as the fixed altar, but they may be placed upon a support of any suitable material, whether wood or stone.
In the megaron and other rooms the floors are of good concrete decorated with a simple series of incised lines, coloured blue and red.Advertisement
They are unusually interesting from the fact that many of the exposed slabs in the walls of the chambers are ornamented with spirals and other devices, rudely incised.
Green jasper Green jasper amulet Green jasper plaque with two lizards incised on the back.
The urns are often reduced with no visible temper, and often have stamped and incised decoration (lines scratched into the surface ).
They have beautiful molded, incised or pierced decorations that are very finely executed. b.
Under vision, the fascia is incised and the cut edges are grasped with tissue forceps.Advertisement
Its iron gnomon casts a lengthening shadow across the incised Roman numerals on its lichened face on sunny October afternoons.
The graves were marked by slabs incised with simple crosses.
The early series consist of untreated boulders with the decoration incised on the surface.
The River Avon now runs in a channel incised into this alluvium.
Only within the boulder clay of the north east are the rivers deeply incised, often within very narrow valleys of no great length.Advertisement
The peritoneal reflection is then incised with the diathermy a few millimeters posterior to the " white line " .
It has been finely incised into the bandages of Osiris.
Broadleaved woodland is limited to small patches alongside steeply incised streams and abandoned meander scars cut in the glacial deposits alongside the Glenelly river.
It comprises rolling ridges and gently incised glens which are mostly aligned in a SW-NE direction.
Vertical fault movements restrict rivers to a few deeply incised canyons.Advertisement
The majority of these celts are plain, although a number of them show finely incised imagery or even low relief sculpted faces.
There are now remaining other incised markings to be noticed, which are of highly interesting character.
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It is pounded with an ivory or wood mallet which may be incised with cross-hatch or linear grooves to produce a subtle textured surface.
The capsules are generally incised only once, but the fields are visited a second or third time to collect the opium from the poppy-heads subsequently developed by the branching of the stem.Advertisement
One of the windows has incised ' AMDG 1868 ' around the quatrefoil above the main lights.
Pink pebbles are carried by strong currents from broken slabs incised by ice.
The incised design shows a striding human figure in the fluid and dynamic style known only from the earliest sculptures of the Maya lowlands.
I spoke to David Halpin, a trauma surgeon with extensive experience in dealing with the results of incised wounds.
Clay tablets were here found belonging to the earlier type of the linear script (Class A), together with a great number of clay sealings with religious and other devices and incised countermarks.Advertisement
No figures of birds, however, seem yet to have been found on the incised stones, bones or ivories of the prehistoric races of Europe.
In later examples it is incised in the marbles, the letters being rendered clearer by being coloured with vermilion.
If the injury be a small incised wound through the skin and subcutaneous tissues without any septic contamination, there usually follows a minimum of reaction on the part of the tissues.
A frieze of lions devouring ibexes and deer, and incised with great artistic skill, runs round the neck, while the eagle crest of Lagash adorns the globular part.
Argaeus; incised rockinscription.Advertisement
Andaval and Bor; inscriptions incised on sculptured stelae of kings (?), probably from Tyana (Ekuzli Hissar).
Bulgar Maden; long incised rock inscription, near silver-mines.
A sculptured portico has come to light in the smallest of the five mounds, and much pottery, with incised and painted decoration, has been recovered.
Samsat (Samosata); sculptured stela with incised inscription much defaced.
Kirchoglu, a site on the Afrin, whence a fragmentary draped statue with incised inscription was sent to Berlin.Advertisement
These, now almost sixty in number (excluding seals), are all in a pictographic character which employed symbols somewhat elaborately depicted in relief, but reduced to conventional and " shorthand " representations in the incised texts.
So far, the majority of our Hittite inscriptions, like those first found at Hamah, are in relief (cameo); but the incised characters, first observed in the Tyana district, have since been shown, by discoveries at Marash, Babylon, &c., to have had a wider range.
It has usually been assumed that the incised inscriptions, being the more conventionalized, are all of later date than those in relief; but comparison of Egyptian inscriptions, wherein both incised and cameo characters coexisted back to very early times, suggests that this assumption is not necessarily correct.
It commemorates "the introduction and propagation of the noble law of Ta t'sin in the Middle Kingdom," and beneath an incised cross sets out in Chinese and Syriac an abstract of Christian doctrine and the course of a Syrian mission in China beginning with the favourable reception of Olopan, who came from Judaea in 636.
Both these compounds afford delicate, unobtrusive and effective grounds for inlaying with gold, silver and other metals, as well as for sculpture, whether incised or in relief.Advertisement
With regard to incised chiselling, the commonest form is kebori (hair-carving), which may be called engraving, the lines being of uniform thickness and depth.
Very beautiful results are obtained by the kebori method, but incomparably the finest work in the incised class is that known as kcjta-kiri-bors.
They wen decorated with blue under the glaze, but some were pure whit with exquisitely chiselled designs incised or in relief.
Many of his pieces have designs incised or in relief, and others are skilfully decorated with gold and silver.
Chocolate or dove-colored grounds with delicate diapers in gold and engobe; brown or black faience with white, yellow and pink designs incised or in relief; pottery curiously and deftly marbled by combinations of various colored clays these and many other kinds are to be found, all, however, presenting one common feature, namely, skilful finger-moulding and a slight roughening of the surface as though it had received the impression of coarse linen or crape before baking.Advertisement
There remains, too, a wide domain in which the Chinese developed high skill, whereas the Japanese can scarcely be said to have entered it at all; namely, the domain of monochromes and polychromes, striking every note of color from the richest to the most delicate; the domain of truit and fiamb glazes, of yO-pien-yao (transmutation ware), and of egg-shell with incised or translucid decoration.
The finest specimens of this porcelain had incised decoration, sparingly employed but adding much to the beauty of the piece.
In purity of tone and velvetlike gloss of surface there is distinct inferiority on the side of the Japanese ware, but in thinness of pale it supports comparison, and in profusion and beauty of incised decoration it excels its Chinese original.
Although the evidence is not decisive, it seems probable that lions did exist in Greece at the time of Herodotus; and it is quite possible that the representation of a lion-chase incised on a Mycenean dagger may have been taken from life.
Drop-shaped jars with spherical bases are typical, and scrabbled patterns of incised lines.
A pattern was incised with a graver in iron or steel, and then gold wire was beaten into the sunk lines, the whole surface being then smoothed and polished.
A solution of borax to act as a flux was brushed over the metal plate and thoroughly worked into its incised lines.
In the first, the implements are rather of copper than of bronze, tin being absent or in small quantities (2 to 3%); the types are common to Syria and Asia Minor as far as the Hellespont, and resemble also the earliest forms in the Aegean and in central Europe; the pottery is all hand-made, with a red burnished surface, gourd-like and often fantastic forms, and simple geometrical patterns incised; zoomorphic art is very rare, and imported objects are unknown.
The capsules are incised vertically, or in some districts vertical cuts with diagonal branches are made.
Cutting through the poppy-head caused the shrivelling up of the young fruit, but the heads which had been carefully incised yielded more seed than those which had not been cut at all.
With us, the notion of a seal is an impression in relief, obtained from an incised design, either on a soft material such as wax or clay,, or on a harder material such as lead, gold or silver.
Occasional limited areas of rugged mountains rise above this level, and innumerable stream valleys have been incised below it; but from the northern base of the St Elias and Alaskan ranges to the southern foothills of the Rocky Mountain system, and throughout their length, the remnants of this ancient level are to be seen.
The annuli into which segments are externally divided are so deeply incised as to render it impossible to distinguish, as can be readily done in the Oligochaeta as a rule, the limits of an annulus from that of a true segment.
The exterior facade is enriched with marble columns brought from Alexandria and other cities of the East, and bearing in many cases incised graffiti.