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Originally this element was the wooden overhang of the roof. Translated to stone, brick, iron, and steel, it became any projecting shelf at the top of a ceiling, roof, or pediment. These can be highly decorated.

Thunder Bay - Canada
Syracusa - Italy
Riga - Latvia
Rome - Italy
Siena - Italy
San Jeronimo - Granada - Spain
Gaudi - Casa Batllò - Barcelona - Spain
Ca' D'Oro - Venice - Italy (15th c.)