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Dentils

An even series of rectangles used as ornament to decorate cornices of classical buildings and fireplace mantels. First found in Greek architecture 450 B.C., the dentil can be found on almost any Classical style building.

   
 
Acropolis - Athens (450 BC)
     
Erectheum - Acropolis - Athens
 
       
 
Bright
 
Ottawa
 
Saint Mary
 
       
 
Baroque - Granada - Spain
 
Classical - London - England
 
Vicenza - Italy