pyramidion


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pyramidion

(ˌpɪrəˈmɪdɪən)
n
1. (Architecture) a small pyramid, esp one on top of an obelisk or a larger pyramid
2. (Archaeology) a small pyramid, esp one on top of an obelisk or a larger pyramid
3. (Minerals) crystallog obsolete a solid figure formed from a polyhedron by placing a small pyramid on each face of the polyhedron
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Walter's studio contained remnants of the show he'd just had at Cordier & Ekstrom Gallery of very tall Mayan-looking pyramidion structures with stainless-steel, shiny vinyl seated chairs on top, accompanied by long horizontal processionals of supplicating floor-borne stainless-steel geometric units.
They're halfway through an intensive May tour, promoting next Monday's release of their Pyramidion live disc.
Pyramidion Sculpture ($4,900/20-inch, $15,000/5-foot).