Gyrodus (Gyrodus macrophthalmus hexagonus)

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Gyrodus (Gyrodus macrophthalmus hexagonus)

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Replica | Art casting | Limestone effect | Format 102 x 73 cm

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Gyrodus (Gyrodus macrophthalmus hexagonus)

These first rulers of the Jurassic sea have survived only in withdrawal forms. The rhombic scale disc-shaped pycnodonids possessed a rich set of grinding teeth. Original: Bürgermeister-Müller-Museum Solnhofen. White Jura / Malm._x000D_

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Polymeric ars mundi museum replica, cast by hand, with limestone effect. Format 102 x 73 cm (W/H) with suspension device.

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An art work that is cut in from a stone or wooden surface, not modeled in the round.

According to the degree of projection one can distinguish between low-relief or bas-relief and high relief. The sunk relief is a common form of reliefs in Ancient Egypt, where the depicted scenes were cut into the stone or wood surface.

Among the most famous reliefs are the works of the Florentine master Lorenzo Ghiberti. He created, among others, the bronze doors of the Florence Baptistery, called by Michelangelo the "Gates of Paradise".