Guglias

A building or architectural element shaped like an elongated pyramid. Used to describe structures with upright and tapered form that do not fall under any other technical term. For monolithic pillars with this shape, use "obelisk.".

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guglias
guglia
guglioes
guglio
gulio
obelisk
guglia's Dutch

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A building or architectural element shaped like an elongated pyramid. Used to describe structures with upright and tapered form that do not fall under any other technical term. For monolithic pillars with this shape, use "obelisk."

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300265640. The J. Paul Getty Trust.