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ANAGLYPHA or ANAGLYPTA (ἀνάγλυφα, ἀνάγλυπτα), chased or embossed vessels made of bronze or of the precious metals, which derived their name from the work on them being in relief, and not engraved. (Plin. Nat. 33.139; Verg. A. 5.267; Mart. 4.39; cf. Strab. p. 806; CAELATURA; TOREUTICE.) The name was also applied to sculptured gems.


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