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5948, Ficana, Zone 5a

  • Record number: 5948
  • Site: Ficana
  • Building or zone: Zone 5a
  • Roof element: Antefixes, painted
  • Remarks: Plain semicircular antefix plaque with red paint on front, scar of cover tile on back. Th plaque 0.9. Cover tile equals contour of plaque down to bottom. No overhang. Plaque bulges slightly forward. Clay has gray core on cover tile scar and in plaque.
  • Bibliography: Ficana 1981, pp. 78 & 85, no. 38; Case e palazzi d'Etruria 1985, p. 172, no. 5.45; Winter 2009a, pp. 20-21, 1.C.1.a, Ill. 1.1.1
  • Publication record: Case e palazzi d'Etruria. Author: Stopponi, S. (ed.). Place of publication: Milano. Publication Date: 1985
    Ficana: una pietra miliare nella strada per Roma. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1981
    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
  • Associated elements: 38286
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo di Alto Medioevo
  • Height: 8.8
  • Width: 13
  • Clay: 7.5YR 5/6
  • Paint: Red decoration across bottom and around top edge, possibly XXX in center 7.5R 4/6.
  • Thickness tile: 1.3
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