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Glyptothek

GLYPTOTHEK (from Gr. y\VTrr6s, carved, and 0^, a place of storage), an architectural term given to a gallery for the exhibition of sculpture, and first employed at Munich, where it was built to exhibit the sculptures from the temple of Aegina.

Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)

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