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An uttara ( 4 ) is used sometimes to signify the whole architrave , and sometimes
to denote a particular member of the pedestal and entablature , called by the
western architects corona . An álinga ( 8 ) generally has the same altitude with
The height of the entablature is measured from the architrave up to the corona . '
Its form will be described in another place . * In the following description of pillars
every member belonging to an order is considered , and particularly the ...
It is to be divided into twenty - one parts , eight are given to the architrave , seven
to the cornice , and six to the vyálam.t Of the eight parts of the architrave , one is
to be given to the cavetto , three to the tema or benda ( uttara ) with its listels , two
The outside of the door - frames are ornamented with foliages , & c . , and on the
architrave of the door , and on both sides of it , are carved the images of the gods
and goddesses presiding over gates and door - ways . ” closed by walls on all ...
A sloping and projecting member of the entablature , representing a continued
pent roof . It is made below the cupola , and its ends are placed as it were
suspended from the architrave , and reaching the stalk of the lotus below . | A
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Ram Raz: Essay on the Architecture of the Hindús / by Rám Ráz. - London : Parker, 1834. - xiv, 64 S. : Ill. - (Oriental Translation Fund) Die bibliographische Beschreibung im Haupteintrag ist unzureichend und irreführend.