Seller: tefekiour (2,558) 100%, Location: ATHENS, ATTICA, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 233183612512 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 Alexander the Great and it has been made in Athens at 1890. The representation of Alexander the Great can be seen from the horns that he has above his head. As the specialists mention this antefix is depicting Alexander the Great because of his visit to Egypt with Amon Zeus who had horns on his head. Height: 22cm Length: 19cm Width: 14cm Pounds: 2kg Good condition - There is a break at the back of the tale 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. FOR CONDITION PLEASE SEE PHOTOS PAYMENT WITHIN SEVEN DAYS Please check out my other items!