Sentence Examples


  • These differ from Caryatids, which bear the architrave on their heads.
  • Here a pilaster forming the back of the figure receives a Corinthian capital, upon which the architrave rests; and the figures merely brace up the pilaster.
  • The architrave is threefold and bears a frieze with lion-heads, on which rest a moulding and cornice.
  • The architrave of the larger, known as Porta di Civita, measures about 17 ft.
  • The main object was to clear the Doric temple of Athena, built about 470 B.C. This temple is remarkable for a sculptured architrave which took the place of the ordinary frieze.