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... to answer to the vájina ; its form , though generally rectangular , is sometimes ,
when placed in cornices , found to be externally a little more inclined to one side
than to the other ; and in this situation it very much resembles the cavetto .
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
It is without a pedestal The base is to be divided into eighteen equal parts , two to
be given to the plinth , one to its fillet , three to the cimarecta , three to the cavetto
with its listel , three to the torus , three to the upper cavetto , two to the platband ...
The height of the pillars in the second story is one - eighth less than that of the
pillars in the first or lower story , half of which is given to the entablature , half of
that to the upper base , twice that to the cavetto above , twice that to the cupola ...
... entablature of the fifth ; two to the pillar , one to the entablature of the sixth ; one
to the cavetto , two and a - half to the dome , and one and a half to the pinnacle . ”
A GÓPURA CONSISTING OF TWELVE STORIES . ( See Plates XLI . and XLII . ) ...
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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.