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A sloping flat block on the soffit of the Doric cornice; usually decorated on the underside with rows of six guttae each, which occurs over each triglyph and metope of the frieze.
a flat inclined projection under the corona of a Doric cornice. Apparently, the prototype of the mutule was the rafter of the gable roof in ancient Greek wooden architecture.
guttae each; occurs over each triglyph and each metope of the frieze.A sloping flat block on the soffit of the Doric cornice, usually decorated with rows of six