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Tympanum

The area between an arch and the top of a doorway or the area under the raking cornices of a pediment, above the cornice. In Greek architecture these carried scenes of Greek heroism, in Christian, it is stories from the bible. In Canada it is animals or crests.

   
 
St. Petersburg - Russia
   
Segesta - Sicily
 
       
 
Brockville
 
San Marco - Venice - Italy - (1094)
 
Milan - Italy
 
       
 
Capilla Real Museum - Granada - Spain
 
Cathedral - Seville - Spain (15th c.)
 
Gaudi - Sagrada Familia - Barcelona - Spain