diaglyph


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diaglyph

(ˈdaɪəˌɡlɪf)
n
(Art Terms) any instance of artwork carved into the surface of a hard substance (predominantly stone or metal), such that the design is set back from the surface; an intaglio

diaglyph

A carving or ornament in intaglio.
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Noun1.diaglyph - glyptic art consisting of a sunken or depressed engraving or carving on a stone or gem (as opposed to cameo)
glyptic art, glyptography - carvings or engravings (especially on precious stones)