glyptography

Definitions of glyptography
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n carvings or engravings (especially on precious stones)

Synonyms:
glyptic art
Types:
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anaglyph
anything carved in low relief
glyph
glyptic art in the form of a symbolic figure carved or incised in relief
glyptics, lithoglyptics
the art of engraving on precious stones
diaglyph, intaglio
glyptic art consisting of a sunken or depressed engraving or carving on a stone or gem (as opposed to cameo)
cameo
engraving or carving in low relief on a stone (as in a brooch or ring)
Type of:
carving
a sculpture created by removing material (as wood or ivory or stone) in order to create a desired shape

n carving or engraving (especially on stones)

Type of:
art, artistic creation, artistic production
the creation of beautiful or significant things

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