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Related to acroterion: anthemion, antefix, pseudoperipteral
Also known as acroterium.
A pedestal on a pediment to support an ornamental, such as a statue.
An ornamental placed on such a pedestal.
acroterion, acroter, acroterium
1. Strictly, a pedestal at the corners or peak of a roof to support an ornament.
2. More usually, the ornament itself.