noun, plural cy·ma·ti·a [si-mey-shee-uh, sahy-] /sɪˈmeɪ ʃi ə, saɪ-/. Architecture.
Origin of cymatium
Examples from the Web for cymatium
The style of carving of the cymatium with its astragal should be the Lesbian.
This head, is worked from a block which forms the springing stone of both the cymatium and the corona of the pediment.
Let the corona and its cymatium at the top of all be carved without ornamentation, and have a projection equal to its height.
It forms the crowning feature of the Egyptian temples, and took the place of the cymatium in many of the Etruscan temples.
When the crowning moulding of an entablature is of the cyma form, it is called a “cymatium.”