broken arch


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broken arch

A form of segmental arch in which the center of the arch is omitted and is replaced by a decorative feature usually applied to a wall above the entablature over a door or window.
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broken arch

A form of segmental arch in which the center of the arch is omitted and is replaced by a decorative feature; usually applied to a wall above the entablature over a door or window.
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This is what has been gathered, as it were, on this side of the broken arch, from the other side, the medieval side.