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An upright structure that supports an arch or a superstrucure or provides a decorative element. Pillars are massive in the norman period, and have a wide variety of decorated, square, rounded and ornate patterns. Pillars can have bases and capitals.

Château d'Amboise - France (1500)
Brighton - England
Moderno - Palazzo Mattei di Giove - Rome - Italy (1500)
Santa Maria di Collemaggio - L'Aquila - Italy (1294)
Siena - Italy
Grange D-Arly - Megeve - France
St. Peter's - Rome - Italy
Michelozzo - Basilica of Santissima Annunziata - Florence Italy (1450)