VCR Lesson 5 Presentation
fill in the blank!
from the dictionary
basis - "pedestal," "foot," base"
bassus - "low"
sculpture whose ornament or figures are somewhat raised above the background
bas is the base and it has the relief of not having the actual figures of the sculpture near it- they're raised higher
from the thesaurus
pick the letter of the incorrect usage
B. There was a bronze bas-relief sculpture of Confucius in the lobby of the hotel.
C. Knowing the card game I didn't want to go to was cancelled was quite the bas-relief.
D. Bas-reliefs allow viewers to see the actual artwork from only one side.