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To prove it, I commented on its fine painted terracotta acroterion, one of the largest and most handsome roof finials I had ever seen.
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knitandpurl commented on the word acroterion
See citation on mafraj.
October 2, 2011
reesetee commented on the word acroterion
A block or flat pedestal resting on the apex and on the lowest ends of a pediment to support a statue or carved ornament. The term is sometimes applied to the carved ornament itself, which resembles a stylized palmette.
January 5, 2008