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The archivolt is seven-fold and is an excellent piece of rich carving.Cathedral Cities of Spain|William Wiehe Collins
That archivolt is in its earliest conditions perfectly pure and undecorated,—the simplest and rudest of Gothic forms.The Stones of Venice, Volume I (of 3)|John Ruskin
The great portal on the west is richly decorated in the archivolt.The Cathedrals and Churches of the Rhine|Francis Miltoun
Archivolt (rki-volt), in architecture, the ornamental band of mouldings on the face of an arch and following its contour.
The south-east door has in its tympanum the death of the Blessed Virgin, with angels in the archivolt holding candles.Some Account of Gothic Architecture in Spain|George Edmund Street