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The mould - board should be twenty - four angulas long , and its height above the
beam , five . Let a head be fashioned in the bosom of the mould - board , of
fourteen angulas in length , and the remainder of the inverted piece may be said
Both are for the most part composed of the same mouldings ; but the most
remarkable feature in which they differ is the square dye , which is peculiar to the
former . The pedestal is not only placed under the base of a column or pilaster ,
This moulding is distinguished into greater and less , and forms the principal
ornaments of Indian architecture . It is generally employed in detached pairs , in
bases and cornices , one facing the other in opposite directions , and is formed ...
+ A moulding used above the cornice , and which takes its name from being
generally orna , mented with the figures of the animal called vyála . I A square
moulding so called . $ The projecting member of the cornice . The fourth sort of
... of moulding made in the form of a serpent . # A moulding made in the form of a
lotus . are made , with the same height given to them F 2 ON THE
ARCHITECTURE OF THE HINDUS . 35 height, and the middlemost square is
ornamented with ...
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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.