In classical architecture, a major horizontal member carried by a column(s) or pilaster(s); it consists of an architrave, a frieze, and a cornice. The proportions and detailing are different for each order, and strictly prescribed.
An elaborate molding band found in Neoclassical/Classical Revival, supported by columns. The molding includes a cornice, a frieze (often dentil molding) and an architrave (generally un ornamented). Columns support the entablature.
Entablature refers to a classical architectural element such as that found in a Greek temple, which rests horizontally above the columns. It is commonly divided into architrave (the part immediately above the column), frieze (the central space), and cornice (the upper projecting moldings).
in Classical and Renaissance architecture, the part of an order above the column, the full entablature comprising architrave, frieze, and cornice; often used alone, in whole or in part, as a horizontal architectural feature.
The sum of the horizontal elements which rest on lintels or columns of one of the Greek architectural orders. It is consist of three main elements that from bottom to top are the architrave, the frieze, and the cornice.
The upper horizontal section of the mantel or fireplace in neo-classical designs that joins together the vertical jambs or pilasters. The entablature consists of the frieze, cornice and sometimes if present the architrave.
An entablature (IPA [ɛnˈtÃ¦blətʃə]; Latin, and tabula, a tablet) is a major element of classical architecture, the superstructure of moldings and bands which lies horizontally above the columns, resting on their capitals. Entablature is commonly divided into the architrave—the supporting member carried from column to column, pier or wall immediately above; the frieze—an unmolded strip that may or may not be ornamented; and the cornice, the projecting member below the pediment.