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Aegean Art

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fresco
a technique in which the artist paints on the plaster surface of a wall or ceiling while it is still damp
cyclopean stones
enormous stone blocks
corbelling
technique in which stones are laid so that each course of masonry projects slightly beyond the course below it
tholos
a beehive shaped tomb covered by an enormous earth mound
repousse
a technique in which an artist hammers a metal plate from the back, leaving raised features on the front