Ακροκεραμα (akrokerama) is the name given to typical designs found in terracotta on neo-classical buildings to decorate the edge of roof-tops. This motif is typical of Corinthian rhythm (borrowed also on Corinthian columns in classical architecture).
Over-all a very impressive and fine piece of jewelry.
|Historic Period||Era: Classical|
|Material||Sterling Silver (925)|
|Length (top to bottom)||50 mm (1 and 31⁄32in)|
|Width||36 mm (1 and 27⁄64in)|
Isocrates, the famous orator once said "Greek is he, who receives Greek education or culture" establishing that Hellenism transcends territorial and ethnic boundaries and is a state of mind. They idolised the human intellect and spirit, while their gods shared human-like passions and flaws. The beauty of man himself, was the center of the entire civilization.
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