Definition: Stylobate, Triglyph, Metope

Stylobate

Continuous base supporting a row of columns in classical Greek architecture

 

Triglyph

A tablet in a Doric frieze with three vertical grooves in Ancient Greek architecture, alternating with metopes

 

Metope

Square or rectangular space between triglyphs in a Doric frieze, sometimes decorated with relief carvings

 

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