wall-sculpture love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Sculpture carved upon a wall in relief as in the compositions to be found on Egyptian monuments.

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Examples

  • The Penguin hid his behind some huge metal wall-sculpture that will remain in place until the house is demolished.

    Tallulah Morehead: Big Brother 12 : "One of My Good Dogs," The 8-Second Man

  • The original wall-sculpture from which our illustration is taken shows the whole squadron in full sail, and is accom -

    Pharaohs, Fellahs and Explorers

  • The wall-sculpture, however, is inferior to that at Denderah, and immeasurably inferior to the wall-sculpture at Karnak.

    A Thousand Miles Up the Nile

  • It is very hard to give anything like an adequate conception of its size; much more of its color, its vast wall-sculpture, the wealth of ornate architectural buildings that fill it, or, most of all, the tremendous impression it makes.

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