palimpsest in a sentence
Example sentences for palimpsest
Covering its surface is an intricate palimpsest of characters and pictures, some of them dating back more than a millennium.
Haynes has produced a dizzying palimpsest of images and styles, in which his subject appears in the form of six different people.
Each year adds another layer to this palimpsest of obsessions.
The pebble lag above the exposure surface is a transgressive palimpsest deposit.
The work thus conveys the sense that viewers are looking at a palimpsest, with earlier faint traces of writing.
To image the palimpsest pages, the parchment is framed and placed in a stage that moves according to the raster method.