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It is sometimes made exactly in the form of an ovolo of the western architects. A
capótam (12) is a section of moulding made in the form of a pigeon's head, from
which it takes its name. It is a crowning member of cornices, pedestals, and ...
The upper part of the shaft, about one and a half diameters below the capital,
being divided into twenty-four parts, three are given to the collarino with its fillet,
three to the ovolo, three to the lower collarino, five to the lower torus with its
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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.