isocephalism

Isocephalism

I`so*ceph"a*lism\, n. [From Gr. ? like-headed. See Iso-, and Cephalon.] (Art) A peculiarity in the design of bas-relief by which the heads of human figures are kept at the same height from the ground, whether the personages are seated, standing, or mounted on horseback; -- called also isokephaleia.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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