Pediment, British Museum entrance
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The pediment above the British Museum south entrance was designed by Sir Richard Westmacott. It follows the theme of the Progress of Civilization. Pediments were triangle-shaped and sat on top of buildings such as temples. They were decorated with sculptures and reliefs which reflected the purpose of the building.
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