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ZO´PHORUS

ZO´PHORUS (ζῳοφόρος), bearing animals or figures, of a panel or relief; hence especially applied to the continuous carved frieze of the Ionic and Corinthian orders, while in Doric buildings the triglyphs and metopes take the place of this member. (Vitr. 3.5, 10.)

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