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Abacus

The uppermost portion of a capital directly below the entablature or the arch spring. Usually these are just plain square slabs, but sometimes they are molded or decorated. See also Echinus.

   
 
Acropolis - Greece
     
Geneva - Switzerland
 
       
 
London - England
 
L'Aquila - Italy
 
St. Peter's - Rome - Italy
 
       
 
Parc Güell - Gaudi - Barcelona - Spain
 
Paired - Seville - Spain
 
Megeve - France