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1015, Rome, Capitoline hill south slope

  • Record number: 1015
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: Capitoline hill south slope
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques, floral
  • Comparanda: Satricum, Temple II: Andrén 1940, pp. 474-475, No. II:17, Pl. 151:515
  • Remarks: Fragment preserves lower part of relief revetment plaque with part of pendent palmette below flat volute bands ending in spiral around round eye, flanked by upright lotus to left, with pendent lotus bud below, with cutout contour. Cream slip on front & back over which red-purple for top ground, outlines of volute bands, eye center, tendrils, outlining 2nd forked pendent petal, bud closed petals.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, pp. 342-343, No. I:8; Gjerstad 1960, p. 202, fig. 128.1; Di Mino 1982, Pl. 16.4; La grande Roma 1990, p. 72, 3.6.12
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Early Rome III: Fortifications, domestic architecture, sanctuaries, stratigraphic excavations. Author: Gjerstad, E.. Place of publication: Lund. Publication Date: 1960
    La grande Roma dei Tarquini. Author: Cristofani, M. (ed.). Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1990
    Note sulla decorazione coroplastica a Roma dal VI al IV secolo a.C.. Author: Di Mino, M.R.. Journal and volume number: Roma repubblicana fra il 509 e il 270 a.C.. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1982. Pages: 65-76
  • Type of decoration: Floral
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antiquarium Comunale
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 29
  • Width: 18
  • MPD: 3.2
  • Clay: 7.5YR 6/4
  • Paint: Cream slip 10YR 8/3, red-purple 7.5R 4/6
  • Condition: Lower part of plaque, broken off below 2nd roll of painted fascia above (now missing)
  • Height main field: 29
  • Decoration main field: Relief floral frieze
  • Thickness plaque: 2.3
  • Thickness including relief: 3.1-3.2
  • Mouldmade decoration: yes

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