The entablature of each story is supported by coupled pilasters, while the north and south walls are surmounted by balustrades.
The entablature is a positive triumph in cornice, frieze and architrave.
The floral decoration soon extended to the entablature, increasing the number and dimensions of its minor members.
Such inscriptions were ordinarily placed on the entablature of the portico.
The entablature (Fig. 70) is, generally speaking, richer than that of the Doric order.
The great variety of form in the column and capital is not shared by the entablature.
Only the entablature is visible, richly carved with garlands.
It is especially interesting as illustrating the formation of the entablature.
The entablature was of great simplicity, perhaps because the comparatively rare employment of this order left it undeveloped.
This renders the projection and outline of the entablature certain.