Tympanum Sentence Examples
It is a noble portal, erected in 1460, apparently from designs by Fra Giocondo, with the lion of St Mark in the attic. The statuary, with Sta Giustina on the summit of the tympanum, was added in 1571 and 1578.
The gallery now has trefoiled sub-arches and a quatrefoil pierced through the tympanum.
The C19 century figure of Christ in the tympanum is placed in a large pointed quatrefoil.
Set in the wall of the adjacent almshouses is the carved tympanum of the church which was uncovered during the excavation.
The Prior's door has a tympanum showing Christ in Majesty with two angels, reminding the viewer of the Last Judgment.Advertisement
Few early churches are dedicated to St George and the 12 th century tympanum over the entrance is one of many interesting features.
In the skull there are always vacuities, or unossified spaces in the bones of the palate, while the "angle," or lower hind extremity of each half of the lower jaw is strongly bent inwards so as to form a kind of shelf, and the alisphenoid bone takes a share in the formation of the tympanum, or auditory bladder, or bulla.
The Prior 's door has a tympanum showing Christ in Majesty with two angels, reminding the viewer of the Last Judgment.
A perforated eardrum (tympanum perforation) is an opening or rupture in the eardrum (tympanic membrane), the thin membrane that separates the outer ear canal from the middle ear.
The sensation of sound is produced by rapid fluctuation in the pressure of the atmosphere on the tympanum of the Charac- ear.Advertisement
Examples of Norman work are frequent in doorways, as in the churches of Allestree and Willington near Repton, while a fine tympanum is preserved in the modern church of Findern.
In the tympanum is a relief of Bacchus (wrongly supposed to be of a female, and called the Bal-Kis, i.e."Honey Girl").
The chief artistic features of the church are the group of the Last Judgment sculptured on the tympanum above the west door, and the painting by Ingres representing the martyrdom of St Symphorien, which took place at Autun in 179.
Although the present article does not discuss mammalian osteology in general (for which see Vertebrata), it is interesting to notice in this connexion that the primitive condition of the mammalian tympanum apparently consisted merely of a small and incomplete bony ring, with, at most, an imperfect ventral wall to the tympanic cavity, and that a close approximation to this original condition still persists in the monotremes, especially Ornithorhynchus.
The tympanum itself has been regarded as representing one of the elements - probably the supra-angular - of the compound reptilian lower jaw.Advertisement
The tympanic process of the alisphenoid bone of the skull is short, not covering the cavity of the tympanum, nor reaching the paroccipital process.