aedicule

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aedicule

(ˈɛdɪˌkjuːl)
n
(Architecture) an opening such as a door or a window, framed by columns on either side, and a pediment above
[C19: from Latin aediculum small house, from aedēs building]

aedicule

- A small room or structure used as a shrine—or a niche for a statue.
See also related terms for small room.

aedicule

A small shrine or tabernacle of wood or stone, framed by columns and surmounted by an entablature and pediment.
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Renovation work facades or painting strains, Or edicula.
Presenta una forma usual para este tipo de piezas: una hornacina moldurada de arco rebajado en forma de edicula, rematada por dos acroteras, enmarcada por sendas pilastras con capiteles pseudocorintios.
Podrian formar parte de una edicula junto con las dos columnas documentadas en la linea del arco de la exedra o puede que los pilares interiores de la planta baja se utilizaran como soportes de sendas estatuas localizadas en la planta superior.