Seller: tttt0224 (370) 100%, Location: Duluth, Minnesota, Ships to: US & many other countries, Item: 291953567902 Great architectural antique. Purchased in Athens in 1979. There are some Cyrillic letters inscribed on the base. This is a heavy piece, weighing nearly 5 lbs. It measures 10-1/2 inches, by 6-1/2 inches by 7 inches. Made to withstand exterior use. Variously called an Acroterion, Acrioteria or Akrokeramo. Meaning "the edge of a brick", is a typical architectural element, frequently used in Greek neoclassical architecture. These forms from clay, in various sizes and motifs, have usually a naturalistic design. They are attached to the end of clay tile roofing, where the roof is connected with the house wall.Today they are very collectable in Greece and you can use them as garden decorations or as bookend. Ships from USA. Condition: Great condition. No chips or cracks., Material: Unglazed red clay tile.