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A carved or painted decoration that combines human elements with animal and plant elements in an unrecognized motif, i.e. not a centaur, satyr, putto, mermaid, or recognizable religious figure. The name comes from the Italians who discovered designs in the buried ruins of their ancestors' grottos.

St. Denis - Paris - France (1122)
Florence - Italy
Rome - Italy
Seville - Spain
Geneva - Switzerland
Seville - Spain