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4248, Caere

  • Record number: 4248
  • Site: Caere
  • Roof element: Raking simas
  • Remarks: Floral raking sima and curtain. H pairs of volutes 13, W 13.5. Dentils, H 8, W 3.6. Interstices, W 1.1. N.B. only tips of strigils on top fascia, but no strigils! In top of sima, channel for cresting D 3.2, H 2.2. On back 2 oval scars of struts, and scar along left side edge for flange. 2 struts with number IX between them.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 62, no. V:6, Pl. 21:70
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
  • Type of decoration: Floral
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antikensammlung
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 42.2
  • Width: 55.2
  • MPD: 11
  • Clay: 7.5YR 6/4
  • Paint: Red: palmette tips, right half of heart, ground inside 1st, 3rd pairs of upright volutes, center of 1st painted tongue (ovolo) on roll, horizontal band along base of roll, ground between dentils (interstices), right half of dart 7.5R 4/8. Gold: left half of heart and of dart, ground inside 2nd pair of upright volutes 10YR 6/8. blue: ground between 2nd and 3rd pairs of volutes, center of 2nd pendent tongues/ovolo 5BG 5/1. White ground behind 7-leaf upright palmettes, on dentils, band around tongues/ovoli. Probably also on palmette leaves and volutes. Black may have been painted over white as ground behind palmette.
  • Condition: 1 piece
  • Height top fascia: 5
  • Depth top fascia: 10
  • Height strigil: 2.5
  • Width strigil: 5
  • Concave strigil: yes
  • Height lower roll: 5
  • Decoration lower roll: Torus with flat top edge painted with tongues
  • Height main field: 25
  • Decoration main field: Floral with cavetto
  • Thickness plaque: 4.5
  • Thickness including relief: 4.7
  • Mouldmade decoration: yes
  • Th. tile backer: 4.7-9
  • Height floral field: 25
  • Height floral element: 13 palmette
  • Width palmette: 13
  • Height strigil: 2.5
  • Width strigil: 5
  • Concave: yes
  • Thickness tile backer: 4.7-9
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