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The vertical bead between the scrolls at the side of the Ionic capital.
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1. The band in the middle of the bolster of an Ionic capital.
2. The band joining the volutes of an Ionic capital.
3. One of the passages dividing the auditorium of ancient Roman theaters and amphitheaters horizontally into upper and lower zones.
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