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Base

The division of a column on which the shaft is placed, or the lower part of a pillar or wall. The torus and scotia form the elements of the base.

   
 
London - England (1930)
     
Topkapi Palace - Istanbul - Turkey (1500)
 
       
 
Volterra - Italy (100 B.C.)
 
Chartres Cathedral - France (1300)
 
Topkapi Palace - Istanbul - Turkey (1500)
 
       
 
Barcelona - Spain
 
Volubilis Morocco - 200 A.D.
 
Siena Cathedral - Italy
 
       
 
Palm - Riga - Latvia
 
Classical Revival - Riga - Latvia 1905
 
Siena Cathedral - Italy