Acroteria


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Acroteria

A pedestal for statues and other ornaments placed on the apex and the lower angles of a pediment; or often refers to the ornament itself.
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The sarcophagus consists of a rectangular box with a roof-shaped lid with four acroteria and pediments closely resembling the first example above (Fig.
The architecture and decoration of both halls, especially the terracotta revetments, still surprise by their richness and iconographic elaboration, not least the 'cowboy' acroteria.
Chapter Seven treats the pediments and acroteria of the Parthenon.
These included two acroteria with the symbols of the Dioskouroi: a pilos with a superimposed star.