cavo-rilievo

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cavo-relievo or cavo-rilievo (ˌkɑːvəʊrɪˈliːvəʊ, ˌkeɪ-, ˌkɑːvəʊrɪˈliːvəʊ, ˌkeɪ-)
 
n , pl -vos, -vi
a relief sculpture in which the highest point in the carving is below the level of the original surface
 
[Italian, literally: hollow relief]
 
cavo-rilievo or cavo-rilievo (ˌkɑːvəʊrɪˈliːvəʊ, ˌkeɪ-, ˌkɑːvəʊrɪˈliːvəʊ, ˌkeɪ-, -vɪ)
 
n
 
[Italian, literally: hollow relief]

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