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Metope



One of the recessed panels between the triglyphs, often with the same height as the triglyph, but wider, approximately square.

Description: The metopes are thin slabs, grooved into the triglyph. Often the metopes bear carved relief, but they were also left plain. When so, they have a flat projecting band across their tops.






Metope (2), daughter of the river Ladon



Metope (3), wife of the river Sangarius


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