The tympana of these porches are glazed instead of being filled in with stone.
Page 101: "tmypana" changed to "tympana" (whose tympana are decorated).
The tympana of these doors, formerly lighted, have been bricked up.
The tympana above this is pierced with eighteen windows filled with geometric tracery.
They were excavated from the two extremities of the temple below the tympana, from which they had fallen at some unknown period.
For hearing the Orthoptera are provided with auditory organs having the character of tympana or vibrating membranes.
Note the auditory organs (tympana) in the fore tibi of the katydids and crickets.
The tympana of the choir triforium arches are filled with plate tracery, quatrefoil and cusped.
Octagonal piers support round arches; pointed doorways with thoroughly Ragusan tympana open into the chamber behind them.
Why a donkey should bray in such a place it is hard to determine, but how he did it will forever remain impressed on our tympana.