tooshihijiki 通し肘木
CATEGORY: architecture / general terms
 
Also read toorihijiki 通り肘木. A bracket tie beam. A long horizontal beam inserted into the middle of a bracket complex *tokyou 斗きょう. It extends through the bearing block to 斗 (see *masu) , from one bracket complex to another. It is as thick in cross section as the bracket arms *hijiki 肘木.
 

Toudaiji Nandaimon 東大寺南大門 (Nara)

 
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