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A carved whirl or twist that takes the form of a scroll as in the capital of Ionic columns. Also called a helix, this form is found in Baroque ornament, late Renaissance and Art Nouveau.

Athens - Greece (450 B.C.)
Hoover Building - London - England (1930)
Santa Maria della Salute - Venice - Italy
L'Aquila - Italy
Château Chambord - France
Art Nouveau - Barcelona - Spain (20th c.)
Volubilis - Morocco (2nd c.)
Renaissance Palace - Milan - Italy (16th c.)