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2. Guttae?

  • a triangular shape, placed above the horizontal structure of the entablature, typically supported by columns
  • a small water-repelling, cone-shaped projection used in the architrave
  • a short plinth used to support a pedestal, sculpture or column
  • the platform on which the superstructure of the building is erected

3. Where is an Architrave on a building?

  • the base of a metope
  • a main beam resting across the tops of columns.
  • an arch, either decorative or fundimental
  • another term to describe supporting columns

4. Akroterion?

  • a small water-repelling, cone-shaped projection used in the architrave
  • ornament placed on a flat base and mounted at the apex of the pediment of a building in the Classical style
  • the vertically channeled tablets of the Doric frieze
  • a short plinth used to support a pedestal, sculpture or column

5. Pediment?

  • a small water-repelling, cone-shaped projection used in the architrave
  • a short plinth used to support a pedestal, sculpture or column
  • a triangular shape, placed above the horizontal structure of the entablature, typically supported by columns
  • ornament placed on a flat base and mounted at the apex of the pediment of a building in the Classical style

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