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
- wife of Asopus: Apollod. 3.12.5
Metope (3), wife of the river Sangarius
- mother of Hecuba: Apollod. 3.12.4