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]
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aedicule

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

A small shrine or tabernacle of wood or stone, framed by columns and surmounted by an entablature and pediment.
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Thus, one aedicular frame that she does discuss in detail is the beautiful and erudite Italian (surely Milanese) Gothic-Revival one around Charles Lock Eastlake's Pisanello, now in the National Gallery (Fig.