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1 Circular building with a conical, domed, or vaulted roof, e.g. a circular tomb roofed with a pseudo-dome of corbelled rings, such as the ‘Treasury of Atreus’, Mycenae (c.1300 bc).

2 Ancient Greek circular building, often with a peristyle and conical root, e.g. the Tholos of Epidaurus (c.350 bc).

Dinsmoor (1950);Lawrence (1983);Jane Turner (1996)

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