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Definition of Bucranium

Bucranium
Bucranium Bu*cra"ni*um, n.; pl. L. Bucrania. [L., fr. Gr. ? ox head.] A sculptured ornament, representing an ox skull adorned with wreaths, etc.

Meaning of Bucranium from wikipedia

- Bucranium (pl. bucrania; from Latin būcrānium, from Ancient Gr**** βουκράνιον (boukránion) 'ox's head', referring to the skull of an ox) was a form of...
- four extant species: Bucranium affine (O. ****rd-Cambridge, 1896) – Mexico Bucranium pulchrum (Bryant, 1940) – Cuba Bucranium spinigerum O. ****rd-Cambridge...
- Bucranium taurifrons is a species of ant-mimicking crab spiders from South America. It is found in Venezuela, Guyana, Peru, Brazil and Paraguay. Like...
- Aphantochilus is a genus of ant-mimicking crab spiders that was first described by Octavius ****rd-Cambridge in 1871. As of June 2020[update] it contains...
- offering scene, by the Bucranium Painter, c.375–350 BC, ceramic, Museo archeologico Sigismondo Castromediano, Lecce, Italy Roman bucranium with a festoon and...
- Apollo pouring a libation from a phiale onto the omphalos, with his sister Artemis attending; a bucranium hangs above...
- O: Diana with bow and quiver over the shoulder and bucranium above. Bucranium, skull of sacrificed bull, was displa**** in the temple of Diana. R: Sacrificing...
- tholos A copper foundry In addition, archaeologists discovered a Gr**** bucranium amulet from the 5th century BC. A shrine of goddesses Demeter and ****phone...
- Egyptologists: in the centre of the impression it shows a serekh-like frame with a bucranium above and a crocodile crawling through gr**** inside. Right of this crest...
- 20th-century Americanized metopes, using bison in place of cow skulls (bucranium) classical order Mish, Frederick C., ed. (1990) [1983]. Websters Ninth...