Mokoshi

File:Mokoshi Moya and Hisashi.jpg|thumb|300 px|Yellow: moya; red: mokoshi, white: hisashiIn Japanese architecture a also pronounced shōkai, literally `skirt story` or `cuff story`, is a decorative pent roof surrounding a building below the true roof. Since it does not correspond to any internal division, the mokoshi gives the impression of th...
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mokoshi

(from the article `arts, East Asian`) ...opened, the assembled faithful were treated to an impressive view of the sacred images it housed. A unique feature of the Yakushi architecture is ...
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