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.
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