Example sentences for: pediments

How can you use “pediments” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Under snow, its classical shapes--domes and pediments, octagons and pyramids--are linked in a geometry that remains generally pure, thanks to the speed with which government shuts down at the first sight of falling flakes."

  • Wander around its exterior walls to see sections from Greek and Roman columns, or fragments of ornate pediments.

  • Painted pillars, scrolls, shells, pediments, and drapes embellish the interior, eclipsing the historical artifacts and old furniture that now form the Museo Municipal de Historia.

  • Subsequent “licences” granted by the Ottomans to European nobles saw many prize friezes disappear to archaeological collections around Europe, including the Elgin marbles (ornately carved pediments) that were taken to London by Lord Elgin.

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