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7431, Pyrgi, Temple A

  • Record number: 7431
  • Site: Pyrgi
  • Building or zone: Temple A
  • Roof element: Raking simas
  • Remarks: Raking sima type A:3 with strigils/roll/ flat fascia with painted double guilloche/torus with painted scale pattern. Apex piece from right side. RW top 62. D square top of strigils 9, bottom 4.6, W interstices 2.8, D 1.2. D roll 5. W bands 2.9. D flat fascia 2.6 with painted guilloche. Diam hole 4. On downslope, flange along back of sima vertical plaque. On back, 2 squared elements pierced by square holes, 1.5, at top turning into struts below. H square element attached to sima back 30. W 8 at top, 4.8 at bottom, D 3 top. Strut H 15.7, R Dist from sima back at tile top 13.5. At bottom, square projection with nail hole.
  • Bibliography: Pyrgi 1970, pp. 116-124, 183-184; Rasenna, Fig. 339; Ö. Wikander 1994, p. 55, no. 31, fig. 5.2
  • Publication record: Pyrgi. Scavi nel santuario etrusco (1959-1967). Journal and volume number: NSc II. Supplemento al vol. XXIV. Publication Date: 1970
    Rasenna. Storia e civiltà degli Etruschi. Author: Pallottino, M. et al.. Place of publication: Milano. Publication Date: 1986
    The Archaic Etruscan sima. Author: Wikander, Ö.. Journal and volume number: Murlo and the Etruscans, ed. R. De Puma & J. Small. Place of publication: Madison, WI. Publication Date: 1994. Pages: 47-63
  • Type of decoration: Painted diagonal bands/double guilloche/scale pattern
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antiquarium di Pyrgi
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 53R
  • Width: 63.5R
  • Clay: 10YR 7/3
  • Paint: Red/black strigils. Diagonal bands on roll painted red\white\black\white.
  • Height strigil: 22.5
  • Width strigil: 4.2
  • Convex strigil: yes
  • Height central fascia: 14.4
  • Decoration central fascia: double guilloche
  • Height strigil: 22.5
  • Width strigil: 4.2
  • Convex: yes
  • Height strut: 15.7
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