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1

monumental platform upon which a temple is built, typically made of mud brick

ziggurat

2

an enclosed chamber usually of a sanctuary or temple

cella

3

a baseline on which figures appear to stand

ground line

4

like twisted perspective but associated with the human form, mixing frontal and profile perspectives in order to depict body parts in their most recognizable forms. (aka: composite view)

conceptual representation

5

portraying humans and objects from a fixed vantage point or orientation of the viewer

optical representation

6

presentation of the most significant figure in a composition on a larger scale than surrounding figures

hieratic/hierarchical proportions

7

guardian figure in the form of a human-headed bull or lion with wings

lamassu

8

painted in two or more colors

polychromed

9

carved stone slab for marking graves or commemorating historical events

stele/stela

10

a hall with a roof supported by columns

hypostyle hall

11

an arcade having no real openings, used to decorate a wall’s surface

blind arcade