[ UK /ɛntˈæblət‍ʃɐ/ ]
  1. (architecture) the structure consisting of the part of a classical temple above the columns between a capital and the roof
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  • Dacian captives on the attic (_attic_ = a species of subordinate story added above the main cornice) of this arch were a fortunate addition, furnishing a _raison-d’être_ for the columns and broken entablatures on which they rest. A Text-Book of the History of Architecture Seventh Edition, revised
  • The cement entablature comprises four bas-relief friezes of two rows of Africans converging upon the beach, the Atlantic in front of them.
  • Above the Ionic entablature, the vertical thrust from below is carried skyward by pedestals supporting kraters aligned with the engaged columns.
  • You find the abacus between the triglyphs in the frieze section of the entablature of classical Greek Doric temples.
  • The entablature and pediment of the portico are supported by two pairs of massive Ionic columns.
  • The entablature and pediment of the portico are supported by two pairs of massive Ionic columns.
  • Each of the four straight arches is flanked on either side by an engaged Doric column and surmounted by an entablature.
  • The Temple of Zeus itself was funded from a military campaign, and its entablature was adorned with Spartan military trophies.
  • It had a red brick (not brownstone) facade, which reflected longstanding Greek revival traditions, and the front doorway was flanked by Doric pilasters supporting a triglyph-adorned entablature.
  • Here Mr. Stroik has successfully orchestrated a hierarchy of scales in form and space that includes the majestic crossing and apse; the great piers supporting the dome; the pilasters carrying a massive, uninterrupted entablature; the gorgeous baldachin looming over the main altar — and so on down the line. A Return to Grace
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