composite capital

composite capital

One of the five classical orders which combines acanthus leaves of the Corinthian order with the volutes of the Ionic order.
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Composite capital

Composite capital
The topmost member of a column of the Composite order; a Roman adaptation of a Corinthian capital, being much more elaborate; consists of volutes and convex molding between them, somewhat similar to the
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