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Romanesque Art

Romanesque Art

Author: Aleisha Olson

This lesson will consider a few examples of Romanesque art.

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Image of Last Judgement Tympanum, Giselbertus, Creative Commons,

; Image of Reliquary of St Foy, Public Domain,
; Image of Bayeux Tapestry, Public Domain,

Terms to Know
  • Archivolts

    In architecture, a decorated band that forms an arch-like frame for an opening.

  • Jamb

    Pillar, frame, post, lintel on either side of a doorway, window, or arch.

  • Tympanum

    In architecture, a semicircular space above a doorway that is often decorated with sculpture.