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19:28 Feb 15, 2008
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Architecture / arab architecture
Spanish term or phrase: capitel troncopiramidal
I can't find the word. Could anybody help me?
Silvia Hernández
Local time: 12:47

Summary of answers provided
4 +1capital in the shape of a truncated pyramid
Nikki Graham
4column head in pyramid form

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column head in pyramid form

o column cap in pyramid form

Local time: 06:47
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capital in the shape of a truncated pyramid

The top or head of a column or pilaster, etc., is called a capital or a chapiter. Please see refs for pictures of a truncated pyramid

Note added at 1 day52 mins (2008-02-16 20:20:45 GMT)

Easier to see ref of images in Spanish

Note added at 1 day53 mins (2008-02-16 20:21:07 GMT)

http://images.google.co.uk/images?hl=en&q=capitel troncopira...

sorry! Forgot to add the ref!

    Reference: http://mediateca.educa.madrid.org/imagen/imagenes/publicas/t...
    Reference: http://www.thefreedictionary.com/truncated+pyramid
Nikki Graham
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agree  Rachel Fell: definitely, having seen a similar pic. as the 1st link but in Spanish and termed "Capitel troncopiramidal de la iglesia ..."
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Feb 15, 2008 - Changes made by Tomás Cano Binder, BA, CT:
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