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Old Antefix Akrokeramo Greece Greek Ceramic Traccotta Zeus or Poseidon Type Rare

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Seller: tefekiour (2,135) 100%, Location: ATHENS, ATTICA, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 232159021721 Normal 0 MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Normal 0 MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Old Antefix - Acroter - Akrokeramo They were used to decorate the top of the roofs of the public buildings and the privet houses. The antefix is a typical architectural element, frequently used in the Greek neoclassical architecture between 1860-1910. This Antefix is representing either Zeus or Poseidon, the specialists have yet to reach a conclusion. Some say it is Zeus and some say it is Poseidon. In the link below it is an article, in a site that deals only with antefixies , with the title of the article being "An unanswered question: Zeus or Poseidon" Of course the article is in greek but you will be able to see many photos of statues coins etc.. comparing the two Gods. http://akrokerama.blogspot.gr/2012/01/blog-post_754.html Height: 27cm Length: 12cm Width: 18cm Pounds: 3kg Good Condition - The tale has been cut. You can now use it to decorate your office or your yard - garden and you can also use them as wall decorations or book holder. An antefix (from Latin antefigere, to fasten before) is a vertical block which terminates the covering tiles of the roof of a tiled roof. In grand buildings the face of each stone ante-fix was richly carved, often with the anthemion ornament. In less grand buildings moulded ceramic ante-fixae, usually terracotta, might be decorated with figures or other ornament.They were found on many large buildings, including private houses. SHIPPING FOR ONE ANTEFIX IS 45$ FOR CONDITION PLEASE SEE PHOTOS PAYMENT WITHIN SEVEN DAYS Please check out my other items! <div style="text-align:center"><a style="text-decoration:none" href="http://mostpopular.sellathon.com/?id=AC1277260"><img src="http://www.sellathon.com/Resources/Images/countercredit.gif" border="0"></a></div>

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