Antefix

In architecture, an antefix is an ornament, often of terracotta, placed at the eaves or along the cornice of classical buildings to mask the end of each ridge of tiling.
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antefix

[n] - carved ornament at the eaves of a tile roof concealing the joints between tiles
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Antefix

An'te·fix` noun ; plural English Antefixes ; Latin Antefixa [ Latin ante + fixus fixed.] (Architecture) (a) An ornament fixed upon a frieze. (b) An ornament at the eaves, concealing the ends of the joint tiles of the roof. (c) An or...
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antefix

noun carved ornament at the eaves of a tile roof concealing the joints between tiles
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Antefix

• (n.) An ornament of the cymatium of a classic cornice, sometimes pierced for the escape of water. • (n.) An ornament at the eaves, concealing the ends of the joint tiles of the roof. • (n.) An ornament fixed upon a frieze.
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antefix

antefix, antefixes, antefixa, antefixal An upright ornament along the eaves of a tiled roof designed to conceal the joints between the rows of tiles.
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antefix

Antefix (plural antefixae) is, originally, an upright decoration used to hide the end of a run of roof tiles. Now also used as general ornamentation.
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Antefix

An antefix (from Latin antefigere, to fasten before) is a vertical block which terminates the covering tiles of the roof of a tiled roof. In grand buildings the face of each stone ante-fix was richly carved, often with the anthemion ornament. In less grand buildings moulded ceramic ante-fixae, usually terracotta, might be decorated with figures or...
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Antefix

A Latin word for a terracotta plaque covering the end of an IMBREX at eaves level, and usually decorated with an APOTROPAIC subject.
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