Seller: tefekiour (2,407) 100%, Location: ATHENS, ATTICA, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 232827957343 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 a Parthenon motive from 1890 Height: 23cm Length: 17cm Width: 16cm Pounds: 2kg Good Condition 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 TWO 60$ AND FOR THREE 80$ FOR CONDITION PLEASE SEE PHOTOS PAYMENT WITHIN SEVEN DAYS Please check out my other items!