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Architraves (entablature)



Scope note(s)

  • Principally used in Classical architecture, the lowest of the three main parts of an entablature that rests on the abacus of a column, comprising a horizontal beam that spans the columns or piers in the manner of a lintel. The other two parts of the entablature are the cornice and the frieze.

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Hierarchical terms

Architraves (entablature)

Equivalent terms

Architraves (entablature)

  • UF Architrave
  • UF Architraves
  • UF Epistyles
  • UF Epistyle

Associated terms

Architraves (entablature)