noun, plural pyr·a·mid·i·a [pir-uh-mid-ee-uh] /ˌpɪr əˈmɪd i ə/.
- pyramidal orchid,
- pyramidal peak,
- pyramidal radiation,
- pyramidal tract,
- pyramus and thisbe,
Origin of pyramidion
Examples from the Web for pyramidion
In the plate attached to his essay, Hittorf gives us a plan and elevation of the pyramidion of the smaller obelisk of Luxor.A History of Art in Ancient Egypt, Vol. II (of 2)|Georges Perrot
We may believe, then, that the pyramid of the ancient empire terminated in a pyramidion.
The short inscriptions of the pyramidion bear the oval of the king and the name of the divinity.Museum of Antiquity|L. W. Yaggy
The pyramidion of the obelisk, on the other hand, was called benben by the Egyptians.The New York Obelisk|Charles E. Moldenke
This finished, sloping masses were erected against it so as to form, with the pyramidion of the first mass, a second pyramid.