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The lowest division of the entablature in classical architecture . The main lintel or beam spanning from column to column. Concentric arch moldings which make an archivolt are also considered architraves.

Amboise - France
Tours - France
Thunder Bay
Chiesa di Santa Maria dei Miracoli - Rome - Italy (1677)
L'Aquila - Italy
Cathedral - Granada - Spain
Arch of Septimus Serverus - Rome - Italy (203)
Hadrian's Villa - Italy (126 A.D.)