Antefix: (from Latin antefigere, to fasten before) is a vertical block which terminates the covering tiles of a tiled roof. In grand buildings the face of each stone ante-fix was richly carved, often with the anthemion ornament.


Corbels, corbets, cantilever that reduces span across space to be covered by stone slabs.

Ref: JA

Plural: Klejjeb, klieb


or kixtbiena / kixbiena / kuxbiena: Mortise, a rectangular hole in a piece of wood, stone, etc. into which another piece is fixed, so that they form a joint.

Ref: JA

Plural: Kuxtbieni