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The right to cast or possess these vessels was probably originally confined to the
royal house itself but later was bestowed upon local governors set up by the ruler
; still later, in the Chou dynasty (c. 1122-221 bc), the right was claimed by rulers ...
There was a tendency in the Archaic period to let the action run on from one
metope to the next, regardless of the intervening triglyph, a practice that was later
abandoned. Above the frieze, the pediments formed by the gabled roof provided
1100-50), and the cathedral of Saint-Pierre at Angou- leme (1105-28 and later),
with a richly sculptured facade. In Poitou, elaborately arcaded facades formed
somewhat illogical frontispieces for spacious "three-naved" churches, with ...
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