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Definition 1: carving or engraving (especially on stones) - [noun denoting act]

(glyptography is a kind of ...) the creation of beautiful or significant things

"art does not need to be innovative to be good" "I was never any good at art" "he said that architecture is the art of wasting space beautifully"

Definition 2: carvings or engravings (especially on precious stones) - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for glyptography in the sense of this definition

(glyptography is a kind of ...) a sculpture created by removing material (as wood or ivory or stone) in order to create a desired shape

(... is a kind of glyptography ) anything carved in low relief

(... is a kind of glyptography ) glyptic art in the form of a symbolic figure carved or incised in relief

(... is a kind of glyptography ) the art of engraving on precious stones

(... is a kind of glyptography ) glyptic art consisting of a sunken or depressed engraving or carving on a stone or gem (as opposed to cameo)

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