|Fluted – Having regularly spaced vertical and parallel grooves.|
|Capital – The top, decorated part of a column or pilaster.|
| Corinthian Order- The most ornate of the classical Greek Orders of
architecture, characterized by a slender fluted column with a bell shaped
capital decorated by stylized alanthus leaves.
| Doric Order- The oldest and simiplest of the Classical Greek
Orders, characterized by heavy fluted columns with no base and plain
| Ionic Order- A classical Greek Order characterized by a capital with
two opposed volutes.
| Volute- A spiral scroll-like ornament most common in Ionic
|Pier- A long square pillar used to support a portico or porch.|
| Pilaster- A flattened column vertically attached to a wall for
decoration. Identification is determined by the
type of capital and column.