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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 élinga (8) generally has the same altitude with the
“Or the height of the pillar being divided into eight parts, six, five, three, or two
may be given to that of the entablature.” “The height of the entablature is
measured from the architrave up to the corona.” Its form will be described in
It is to be divided into twenty-one parts, eight are given to the architrave, seven to
the cornice, and six to the vyālam. 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 to the ...
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.” ON THE ARCHITECTURE
... and the entablature before-mentioned. t 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 ...
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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.