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Acanthus

A Mediterranean plant whose leaves are stylized into decoration for the capitals of Corinthian and Composite order columns as well as friezes and wall panels. See also Greek, Roman and Agraffe.

   
 
Temple of Zeus - Athens
   
Tooting - London - England
 
       
 
Chateau d'Amboise - France (1500)
 
Ravenna - Italy (500)
 
Topkapi Palace - Istanbul - Turkey (1500)
 
       
 
Stamford Brook - London - England
 
Ravenna - Italy (500)
 
Geneva - Switzerland
 
       
 
Santos Justo y Pastor - Granada - Spain
 
Volubilis - Morocco - (200)
 
Barcelona - Spain