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Definition of Antefixa

Antefixa
Antefix An"te*fix`, n.; pl. E. Antefixes; L. Antefixa. [L. ante + fixus fixed.] (Arch.) (a) An ornament fixed upon a frieze. (b) An ornament at the eaves, concealing the ends of the joint tiles of the roof. (c) An ornament of the cymatium of a classic cornice, sometimes pierced for the escape of water.

Meaning of Antefixa from wikipedia

- were found on many large buildings, including private houses. From Latin antefixa, pl. of antefixum, something fastened in front, from antefixus, fastened...
- with interlaces in the way of the purest early Celtic art" ("Hai cruces antefixas de moitos tipos pero son as entrelazadas as máis chamativas e características...
- Borgo Le Ferriere (“Satri****”)I-II, Groningen 1987 and 1992 R.R. Knoop, Antefixa Satricana. Sixth-century Architectural Terracottas from the Sanctuary of...
- written by Luis Grossman, Carlos Dibar, Fabiana Barreda and Grace Bayala. Antefixa Ediciones was in charge of publishing this book under the Patronage Law...
- as well as new species Tuberosagalathea tornatilis and Tuberosagalathea antefixa. Tymolus italicus Sp. nov Valid Beschin et al. Eocene (Ypresian)  Italy...
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