Grooves or channels which are roughly semi-circular in cross-section, found repeated vertically in columns, pedestals and pilasters, but also used in frames and other moldings.Examples: Egypt, (4th-5th Dynasties, c. 2575-2323 BCE), Headrest with Fluted Pedestal, calcite (Egyptian alabaster, or onyx-marble), 9 x 7 7/8 x 3 3/4 inches (22.9 x 19.9 x 9.3 cm), Michael C. Carlos Museum. See Egyptian art.Also see bevel, carve, chamfer, corrugate, curve, dado, dent, edge, emboss, fold, Ionic, pleat, relief, repouss?, and rugosity.