|KEY WORD : architecture / general terms|
| Also called *mitsudo
tokyou 三斗斗きょう. A 3-on-1, non-projecting
bracket complex parallel to the wall plane of a Japanese building. One bracket
arm *hijiki 肘木, is first
placed into a large bearing block *daito
大斗, on top of a pillar and secured with a mortise *hozoana
ほぞ穴, and tenon *hozo ほぞ. Then three
smaller bearing block *makito
巻斗, are arranged on top and attached to the bracket arm with a tenon and mortise.
Houryuuji Daikoudou 法隆寺大講堂 (Nara)
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