adjective see pediment

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  • Pedimental — Ped i*men tal, a. Of or pertaining to a pediment. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pedimental — See pediment. * * * …   Universalium

  • pedimental — ped·i·men·tal …   English syllables

  • pedimental — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|mentəl adjective : of, relating to, or resembling a pediment …   Useful english dictionary

  • pediment — pedimental /ped euh men tl/, adj. pedimented /ped euh men tid, meuhn /, adj. /ped euh meuhnt/, n. 1. (in classical architecture) a low gable, typically triangular with a horizontal cornice and raking cornices, surmounting a colonnade, an end wall …   Universalium

  • Temple of Aphaea — Archaeological site name = Temple of Aphaia name local = Ναος Αφαιας caption skyline = Temple of Aphaia from the northeast. country = Greece region = Saronic Gulf elevation = 160 controlling city = Aegina then Athens peak period = Archaic to… …   Wikipedia

  • Greek temple — Greek temples (Ancient Greek: polytonic|ὁ ναός , gr. ho naós dwelling , semantically distinct from Latin la. templum temple ) were structures built to house the cult statues within Greek sanctuaries. The temples themselves did usually not… …   Wikipedia

  • Western sculpture — ▪ art Introduction       three dimensional artistic forms produced in what is now Europe and later in non European areas dominated by European culture (such as North America) from the Metal Ages (Europe, history of) to the present.       Like… …   Universalium

  • Bassae — Infobox World Heritage Site WHS = Temple of Apollo Epicurius at Bassae State Party = GRE Type = Cultural Criteria = i, ii, iii ID = 392 Region = Europe and North America Year = 1986 Session = 10th Link =… …   Wikipedia

  • sculpture — sculptural, adj. sculpturally, adv. /skulp cheuhr/, n., v., sculptured, sculpturing. n. 1. the art of carving, modeling, welding, or otherwise producing figurative or abstract works of art in three dimensions, as in relief, intaglio, or in the… …   Universalium

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