sunk relief

noun

Definition of sunk relief

1 : sculptural relief in which the outlines of modeled forms are incised in a plane surface beyond which the forms do not project
2 : sculpture or a sculptural form executed in sunk relief

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“Sunk relief.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sunk%20relief. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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