Pediment sentence example

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  • In the pediment is a group of sixteen figures by Thorvaldsen, representing John the Baptist preaching in the wilderness; over the entrance within the portico is a bas-relief of Christ's entry into Jerusalem; on one side of the entrance is a statue of Moses by Bissen, and on the other a statue of David by Jerichau.
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  • That which is inscribed with the name of "Midas the King" is the most remarkable example of one class, in which a large perpendicular surface of rock is covered with a geometrical pattern of squares, crosses and maeanders, surmounted by a pediment supported in the centre by a pilaster in low relief.
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  • That according to which they were set up at Munich was in the main suggested by Cockerell; in the middle of each pediment was a figure of Athena, set well back, and a fallen warrior at her feet; on each side were standing spearmen, kneeling spearmen and bowmen, all facing towards the centre of the composition; the corners were filled with fallen warriors.
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  • On each side of this, in the western pediment, is a group of two combatants over a fallen warrior; in the eastern pediment, a warrior whose opponent is falling into the arms of a supporting figure; other figures also - the bowmen especially - face towards the angles, and so give more variety to the composition.
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  • The western pediment, which is more conservative in type, represents the earlier expedition of Heracles and Telamon against Troy; the eastern, which is bolder and more advanced, probably refers to episodes in the Trojan war.
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  • Between the pediment and the cornice a thick corded moulding is carried round the main building.
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  • All these works are later than the altarpiece which Angelico painted (as before mentioned) for the choir connected with this convent, and which is now in the academy of Florence; it represents the Virgin with Saints Cosmas and Damian (the patrons of the Medici family), Dominic, Peter, Francis, Mark, John Evangelist and Stephen; the pediment illustrated the lives of Cosmas and Damian, but it has long been severed from the main subject.
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  • In later times the stele was crowned with a small pediment.
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  • Opposite is the Palazzo Faraggiana, with scenes from the life of Columbus in relief on its marble pediment.
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  • Barthol Chapel war memorial A simple small stone tablet on a pediment of darker granite ashlar.
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  • The doorway is roman Doric with engaged columns and a pediment.
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  • The six paneled door has a radial fanlight around which is a scalloped molded pattern within the pediment.
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  • The front porch has an arched opening, flanked by pilasters, supporting a frieze and cornice with circular pediment.
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  • The unfluted Ionic columns rise from the ground floor and carry a pediment.
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  • The central 1st floor window above has a pediment supported on consoles.
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  • High above the temple steps, four tall columns once supported an intricately carved pediment.
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  • Single, central, canal loading arm in northern elevation, surmounted by a classical pediment.
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  • The pillars crowned by a pediment containing figures in relief, designed to indicate the nature of the business transacted within its walls.
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  • The keystone reaches up into a segmental pediment, set against a flat cornice.
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  • The doorway with triangular pediment above still survives in the wall of the Fellows ' car park of St Catharine's.
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  • In other forms of broken pediment, the base line might be interrupted.
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  • The capital has a very dominant focus and bolsters with a central pediment.
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  • It was a typical 18th century house with 5 bays and a center three-bay roof pediment.
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  • The case features a scroll pediment mounted on pillars.
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  • A full length studio portrait of two men from Luanda posed against a stone pediment.
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  • Many carved stones from the temple pediment where uncovered during the building process.
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  • The interior doorway is most curious, with two classical figures supporting a large marble pediment.
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  • The 2 central bays break the eaves as a pediment and are divided by giant pilasters.
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  • The central doorway on the east front is flanked by Tuscan pillars against a rusticated surround and has a pediment above.
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  • The lower order contains the handsome portal with a semicircular pediment, while four of the remaining bays are filled with quaint scenes in surprisingly skilful perspective.
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  • The facade of San Zaccaria (1457-1515), the stately design of Anton Marco Gambello and Mauro Coducci, offers some slight modifications in the use of the semicircular pediment, the line of the aisle roof being indicated by quarter-circle pediments abutting on the facade of the nave.
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  • It is relatively modest, but has detached columns and a big segmental pediment and the spandrels of the doorway in open-work.
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  • A figure of Athena still occupies the centre of each pediment, but is set farther forward than in the old reconstruction.
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  • There are also remains of a third pediment, which may have been produced in competition, but never placed on the temple.
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  • The facade has the characteristic circular pediment with a large west window surrounded by three smaller windows separated by two ornamental roundels in coloured marble and of geometric design.
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  • Below the pediment comes an arcade with flat pilasters, which runs all round the exterior of the church.
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  • The temple is a Doric peripteral hexastyle in antis, with 13 columns at the sides; its length is 104 ft., its breadth 452 ft., its height, to the top of the pediment, 33 ft.
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  • The central sculptures of the western pediment of the Parthenon, which Morosini intended to take to Venice, were unskilfully detached by his workmen, and falling to the ground were broken to pieces.
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  • Some of this sculpture has been found; the acroteria are Nereids mounted on sea-horses, and one pediment contained a battle of Greeks and Amazons.
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  • The sculpture from this treasury, which ornamented its frieze and pediment, is of great interest in the history of the development of the art, and the fragments of architectural mouldings are of great delicacy and beauty.
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  • The sculptures found have been assigned to this building, probably to the gables, as they are archaic in character, and show a remarkable resemblance to the sculptures from the pediment of the early temple of Athena at Athens.
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  • Summanus had a temple at Rome near the Circus Maximus, dedicated at the time of the invasion of Italy by Pyrrhus, king of Epirus (278), when a terracotta image of the god (or of Jupiter himself) on the pediment of the Capitoline temple was struck by lightning and hurled into the river Tiber.
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  • At Sunium the west end, pediment, and roof of the temple of Poseidon was rebuilt with excavated fragments.
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  • The striking feature of the building is the sculpture of the west pediment, carved in high relief on limestone slabs.
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  • In some cases a floral pattern occupies part of the surface, and in one case the two sides of the pediment are filled by two sphinxes of archaic type.'
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  • The western scarp of the acropolis has been sculptured into a number of sepulchres imitating wooden houses with pillared facades, some of which have pediment reliefs and inscriptions in Lycian.
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