In classical architecture, the lintel or lowest part of an entablature, sometimes called the epistyle.(pr. ar-KAY-ək)Examples: Architraves as they figure into a diagram of the Doric order and a diagram of the Ionic order.Also see abacus, capital, column, Corinthian, cornice, Doric, echinus, entablature, frieze, Greek art, Ionic, metope, orders, Roman art, shaft, and stylobate.