Here are the casts of between three and four hundred statues, busts and bas reliefs, with a number in marble.
As the stone employed in the construction of the temple was of a hard variety the bas reliefs are well preserved.
We have not even hinted at the wholesale destruction of bronzes, bas reliefs and bits of sculpture and statuary.
Recueil d'Architecture ancienne, Bas reliefs, inscriptions cuneiformes et Pehlvis, plans topographiques et vues pittoresques.
From this stratum came also various fragments of bas reliefs of high artistic excellence.
There is great spirit and fine grouping in the bas reliefs, which represent battles of cavalry and infantry.
The frescoes are a history of his life, which is yet further carried out in the windows and on the bas reliefs of the pulpit.
The walls and ceiling are exquisitely frescoed, and ornamented with bas reliefs in plaster.
It is impossible, even with a strong glass, to distinguish between some of the frescoes and the bas reliefs.
Originally it possessed certain decorative features, statues and bas reliefs, all more or less mutilated to-day.