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Anta

in Grove Art Online

Volume Grove Art Online, issue Published in print August 1996 |
Published online January 1998 | e-ISBN: 9781884446054

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Engaged column or pilaster terminating the side wall of a Classical building. When the columns of an end portico stand between projecting end walls terminating in antae, they are said to be in antis (see Greece, ancient, fig.a).

Reference Entry.  42 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Art

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