The elements, constituents, or substances of which something is composed or can be made; matter that has qualities which give it individuality and by which it may be categorized.
a square beam that is the lowest of the three horizontal components of a Classical entablature
A supporting column sculptured in the form of a draped female figure.
Pheidias (overseer of sculpture), “Peplos Scene,” east frieze of the Parthenon, Acropolis, Athens, Greece, c. 447-432 BCE
low relief, putting away peplos after ceremony
Aeneas Sacrificing, west frieze of the Ara Pacis
Personification of Tellus, Pax, or Italia, north frieze of the Ara Pacis
symbolizes Augustus victory
Procession of the Imperial Family, south frieze of the Ara Pacis
emphasized right of Augustus to rule by showing peace and prosperity that he brought