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5193, Lanuvium

  • Record number: 5193
  • Site: Lanuvium
  • Roof element: Antefixes, floral
  • Remarks: Floral antefix preserving lower right corner of plaque with scar from cover tile on back. At bottom flat base. Above, acanthus from which rise 2 thick volutes; between volutes, deep heart and bottom of palmette leaves. Th plaque 1.8. Finished surface at top near right. Mouldmade and retouched.
  • Bibliography: Walters 1903, D752
  • Publication record: Catalog of terracottas in the British Museum. Author: Walters, H.B.. Place of publication: London. Publication Date: 1903
  • Type of decoration: Floral/acanthus/palmette
  • Last Recorded Collection: British Museum
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 12
  • Width: 13.5
  • Clay: 5YR 5/4
  • Paint: Brown slip 10YR 7/3. No paint.
  • Height antefix base: 1.7

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