isokephaleia
Isocephalism I`so*ceph"a*lism, n. [From Gr. ? like-headed. See {Iso-}, and {Cephalon}.] (Art) A peculiarity in the design of bas-relief by which the heads of human figures are kept at the same height from the ground, whether the personages are seated, standing, or mounted on horseback; -- called also {isokephaleia}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Isocephalism — I so*ceph a*lism, n. [From Gr. ? like headed. See {Iso }, and {Cephalon}.] (Art) A peculiarity in the design of bas relief by which the heads of human figures are kept at the same height from the ground, whether the personages are seated,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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