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Order

An Order is the general term for a type of design for classical columns. The five orders are Composite, Corinthian, Doric, Ionic and Tuscan. Each has a distinct style for the column base, shaft, capital and overhead entablature, and each is from a distinct time period and district.

   
       
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------------Ionic ----------------Doric------------------ Tuscan--------------All Orders (Corinthian Capital missing)