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Plinths

Scope note

Rectangular or square supporting elements or lower blocks, as for columns, pilasters, or door framing; also solid monumental bases, often ornamented, used to support statues or memorials. For the bases of external walls or the platformlike base courses of buildings, use "plinth courses."

Term type

AAT

Getty AAT term number

30001749

Equivalent Terms used

plinth

Created

12yrs ago

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