Pteron

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Pteron (Gr. πτερονpteronwing) is an architectural term used by Pliny the Elder for the peristyle of the tomb of Mausolus, which was raised on a lofty podium, and so differed from an ordinary peristyle raised only on a stylobate, as in Greek temples, or on a low podium, as in Roman temples.[1]

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  1. ^ Chisholm 1911, p. 616.

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