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  • n. Plural form of bucranium.


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  • “Jefferson used rosettes and bucrania or ox skulls.”

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  • “Did Jefferson use bucrania anywhere else here at Monticello?”

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  • The entablature depicted bucrania and a variety of human faces, but didn’t look like their architectural renderings.

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  • (whether bulls or others) and the snake (an unmistakable attribute) or with human figures associated with horned animals, bucrania, or other horned heads; and lastly with only human figures, who by their nature and attitude are related to fertilization.

    Archaeologia, or, Miscellaneous tracts relating to antiquity [microform]


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