a book of maps or charts.
I looked in the atlas to find a map of Italy
the topmost vertebra of the backbone, articulating with the occipital bone of the skull.
There is a well-developed atlas and the caudal vertebrae can be distinguished from the trunk vertebrae by the presence of hemal arches.
a stone carving of a male figure, used as a column to support the entablature of a Greek or Greek-style building.
Among its wealth of neoclassical details are the legs in the shape of inverted obelisks, the torsos of draped and winged caryatids and atlantes , and the allegorical figure (possibly Summer).