The Corinthian order is similar in design to the Ionic. The capital is the most distinct difference. The accompanying image does a good job of displaying the very decorative components that set the Corinthian order apart.
Corinthian Order: modillion and arch impost details
The Treasury of Petra From Above
The Treasury of Petra From Above -- The so-called Treasury (Khazneh) in Petra, Jordan . The Treasurys rock-cut, two storied faade is 24.9 m wide and almost 40 m high and strongly embodies the Hellenistic style and reflects the influence of Alexandria . Both stories are embellished in the Corinthian order and are elaborately decorated with friezes, sculptured figures, vegetation and motifs related to the afterlife and death. The so-called Treasury was a tomb , surely the last resting place of…