Relief

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Relief

In numismatics, an image on a coin that rises above the background and is not pressed into it.
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However, he admired Burne-Jones's design for being 'divided into the space so ingeniously and with such a feeling for the right Relievo laws, that I have no doubt of a good result .
27, 35), A "first draft" of this passage is cited from his unpublished field narrative by one of Stein's biographers: "The first day took me up to the foot of the Mora Pass where diggings done for Deane in 1897 brought to light a mass of fine Buddhist relievos brought to safety in the Calcutta Museum.