Definition of Acroterial. Meaning of Acroterial. Synonyms of Acroterial

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Definition of Acroterial

Acroterial
Acroterial Ac`ro*te"ri*al ([a^]k`r[-o]*t[=e]"r[i^]*al), a. Pertaining to an acroterium; as, acroterial ornaments. --P. Cyc.

Meaning of Acroterial from wikipedia

- 5th BC Statue of a goddess, probably Aphrodite (early 4th century BC) Acroterial statue of Winged Nike, flying to the right (4th BC) The Kleroterion was...
- built 500–490 BCE. The female consort who appears with Bacchus in the acroterial statues there may be either Semele or Ariadne. The pair were part of the...
- pilasters and cornices of sandstone. The tympanum is crowned with decorative acroterial pyxes or urns. In the center is an oval window, surmounted by a medallion...
- dedicated to Minerva. Placed on high plinths, this series of statues were acroterial. They stood some twelve metres above the ground level and even though...
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