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|Russian to English translations [PRO]|
|Russian term or phrase: овы|
|Более архаичный характер придает нимфейской капители и четное число ов, что уже с конца V в. до н. э. не встречается в Малой Азии.|
Оформление абака нимфейской капители расписными овами, а не резьбой позволяет говорить уже о влиянии аттического стиля ионийского ордера.
Is it ova (ovum)?
"ova" is the plural of "ovum". Your source word is also in the plural.Confirmation:
"The most remarkable object upon the spina were two columns (F) supporting seven conical balls, which, from their resemblance to eggs, were called ova (De Re Rust. i.2 §11; Liv. xli.27)." (from:http://www.ukans.edu/history/index/europe/ancient_rome/E/Rom...
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