acroterion


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Related to acroterion: anthemion, antefix, pseudoperipteral

acroterion

(ˌækrəʊˈtɪərɪən)
n, pl -ria (-rɪə)
another name for acroterium
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The Greek frets, hanging swags, rosettes, and panels of applied acroterion adorning Smith's Lynch Building are, of course, classic details.
THE item in the spotlight is a Roman marble acroterion.
There's a wonderful original Greek work as well, part of a terracotta acroterion with a vigorous lion's head.