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  1. In Classical architecture a term or terminal figure is a human head and bust that continues as a square tapering pillarlike form

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    created by user picturefactobot on April 1, 2009
  2. If the bust is of Hermes as protector of boundaries in ancient Greek culture, it may be called a herm

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  3. The crime of Alcibiades and his drinking-mates, for which Socrates eventually indirectly paid with his life, was the desecration of herm figures through Athens in the dead of night

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  4. At the Temple of Artemis at Ephesus, the Lady of Ephesus, whom the Greeks identified with Artemis, was a many-breasted goddess encased in a tapering term, from which her feet protruded. (See illustration at Temple of Artemis)

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  5. Terminal figures copied from French and Antwerp 16th-century Mannerist pattern books
    Terminal figures copied from French and Antwerp 16th-century Mannerist pattern books

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    created by user picturefactobot on April 1, 2009
  6. In the architecture and the painted architectural decoration of the European Renaissance and the succeeding Classical styles, term figures are quite common

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