Glyptothek - Encyclopedia




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GLYPTOTHEK (from Gr. yXvnrros, carved, and O iK1l, a place of storage), an architectural term given to a gallery for the exhibition of sculpture, and first employed at Munich, where it was built to exhibit the sculptures from the temple of Aegina.

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Two views of the tooth of a Glyptodon; the upper figure showing one side, and the lower the crown.

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