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Frieze

Originating from Greek architecture (600 - 400 B.C.), a frieze is a continuous horizontal band of carved or painted decoration. It was originally the middle band of an entablature which lies between the architrave and the cornice.

   
 
Paris - France
   
Topkapi Palace - Istanbul - Turkey (1500)
 
       
 
Mon. A Vittorio Emanuele II - Rome - Italy
 
Château d'Amboise - France (1500)
 
Casa dei Grifi - Palatine - Rome - Italy (1st century B.C.)
 

Classical Revival Freize with bucranes and rosettes - Geneva Switzerland

       
 
Leon - Spain
 
Geneva - Switzerland
 
Forum - Rome - Italy (100 B.C.)
 
       
 
Hospital de la Santa Creu - Barcelona - Spain (1913)
 
Riga - Latvia
 
Riga - Latvia