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imposta de dados

English translation: impost block or abacus (with dice decoration?)

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11:54 Jun 25, 2004
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Architecture
Spanish term or phrase: imposta de dados
more church imposts
Barnaby Griffiths
Local time: 09:31
English translation:impost block or abacus (with dice decoration?)
Explanation:
I think it is the piece on top of a capitol from where the arch starts, but you need to have a look at the links. Never heard of 'dados' in decoration

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Note added at 3 hrs 18 mins (2004-06-25 15:13:23 GMT)
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sorry, I meant to add that the one you might be looking for is **billet** or square billet
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Mapi
Local time: 08:31
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thx, Mapi
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3impost block or abacus (with dice decoration?)
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impost block or abacus (with dice decoration?)


Explanation:
I think it is the piece on top of a capitol from where the arch starts, but you need to have a look at the links. Never heard of 'dados' in decoration

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Note added at 3 hrs 18 mins (2004-06-25 15:13:23 GMT)
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sorry, I meant to add that the one you might be looking for is **billet** or square billet


    Reference: http://www.pitt.edu/~medart/menuglossary/INDEX.HTM
    Reference: http://www.pitt.edu/~medart/menuglossary/INDEX.HTM
Mapi
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thx, Mapi
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