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1902, Caere

  • Record number: 1902
  • Site: Caere
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Tiles, geison
  • Remarks: Fragment of flat plaque with finished front edge & scar of missing drip element (W 4) along edge on decorated face. Decoration of soffit: red band alongside scar, painted star-flower circumscribed by black band, with alternating lotus buds & 3-leaf palmette radiating from core of concentric circles, alternating black & red elements on white ground. Back flat & covered with cream surface. Edge cream, overpainted with red
  • Bibliography: Winter 2009a, p. 489, 6.F.3.a, Ill. 6.25
  • Publication record: Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.. Author: Winter, N.A.. Journal and volume number: MAAR Suppl. 9. Place of publication: Ann Arbor. Publication Date: 2009
  • Type of decoration: Painted star-flower, circumscribed
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antikensammlung
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 4
  • Width: 14.2
  • MPD: 15.5
  • Clay: 5YR 6/6
  • Paint: Cream 10YR 8/3, red 7.5R 4/6, black
  • Condition: Single fragment with one finished edge
  • Thickness tile: 3.5
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