10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ANTEFIXA»
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Isca Silurum: Or, An Illustrated Catalogue of the Museum of ...
Antefixa. Plate XXI. figs. 1 and 2. — Two views of an antefix found in the castle
grounds. Antefixa were ornaments placed on the roof of temples or other
buildings, instead of a parapet ; not continuously, but at short intervals, generally
The Egyptian Revival: Ancient Egypt as the Inspiration for ...
It was usually embellished with the anthemion motif, but in Classical buildings
devoted to Egyptian deities, antefixa have been found decorated with uræi and
lotuses (see Plate 20). Antefixa do not occur in Ancient Egyptian architecture (Fig.
A dictionary of Greek and Roman antiquities, ed. by W. Smith
[CoKNi.] ANTEFIXA, tcrra-cottas, which exhibited va- nsas oroararntal designs,
and were used in archi- , to cover the frieze (zoplmrua) of the enta- number of
them might be increased to any extent, and copies of the same design were no
Greek antiquities, sir William Smith, 1842
A DICTIONARY OF GREEK AND ROMAN ANTIQUITIES
ANTENNA. ANTHERICUS. prore? that tne Volsci had attained to considerable
taste in I heir architecture. Their antefixa are remarkable for being painted : the
ground of that here repiesented is blue; the hair of the six men is black or brown;
A school dictionary of Greek and Roman antiquities: abridged ...
ANTEFIXA, terra-cottas, which exhibited various ornamental designs, and were
used in architecture to cover the frieze (zophorus) of the entablature. These terra-
cottas do not appear to have been used among the Greeks, but were probably ...
Sir William Smith, Charles Anthon, 1846
5 and 6 are marks, which will be understood better by the drawings than by the
description; it is difficult to say for what they are intended. Fig. 7, OF COTTO, is a
stamp well-known in London and elsewhere. ANTEFIXA.—TWO of these singular
Description of a Roman Building and Other Remains Lately ...
5 and 6 are marks which will be understood better by the drawings than by the
description ; it is difficult to say for what they are intended. Fig. 7 OF COTTO is a
stamp well known in London and elsewhere. ANTEFIXA. Two of these singular
Prolusiones Architectonicæ; Or, Essays on Subjects Connected ...
Some modern architects have called these ornamental terminations antefixa,
through a misconception of the use of this word. The antefixa were the ornaments
of the zophorus, or frieze, which, in early times, were formed in terra-cotta.
Harvard Studies in Classical Philology
It would be one of the antefixa fictilia cited by Cato as symbols of the unspoiled
character of the city during the formative years of the Republic : 1am nimis multos
audio Corinthi et Athenarum ornamenta laudantes mirantesque et antefixa fictilia
Dictionary of Architecture and Building Construction
... a deep extension to the west end or front of a church, often a number of bays
long and with a nave and aisles. !99 antefix see antefixa. antefixa, plural
antefixae; Lat.; in classical architecture, one of a number of decorative blocks
placed at the ...
Nikolas Davies, Erkki Jokiniemi, 2008