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5226, Lanuvium

  • Record number: 5226
  • Site: Lanuvium
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques, floral
  • Remarks: Floral revetment plaque preserves upper part of plaque. Part of strigils/roll/flat fascia with painted meander/roll with oblique purple band/frieze with relief part of upright lotus and upright palmette with tendril and flower at bottom right, then part of upright lotus. Finished left edge.
  • Bibliography: Walters 1903, p. 422-423, D722; Andrén 1940, p. 431, no. II:20
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Catalog of terracottas in the British Museum. Author: Walters, H.B.. Place of publication: London. Publication Date: 1903
  • Type of decoration: Floral
  • Last Recorded Collection: British Museum
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 21.3
  • Width: 15.5
  • Clay: 10YR 7/3
  • Paint: Slip, now gray 10YR 6/3. Brick red on center stripe of strigil, hook meander top stripe and pendent hooks, roll oblique stripe, lotus bud 10R 3/2. Black on strigil ridge, meander base stripe and upright hook, oblique stripe on bottom roll, background on frieze.
  • Height strigil: 3.7
  • Height central fascia: 4.7
  • Height lower roll: 1.6
  • Height main field: 9.2
  • Height strigil: 3.7

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