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519, Caere, Vigna Parrocchiale

  • Record number: 519
  • Site: Caere
  • Building or zone: Vigna Parrocchiale
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques, floral
  • Comparanda: 83.112.2: Cristofani 1986b, p. 15, Pl. I:b
  • Remarks: Squared top back edge, with strongly recurved, rounded strigil tops painted = colors to strigils (red/white/red/blue/red/white, above projecting fascia with painted pattern of 2 pairs of volutes above pendent closed lotus (blue calyx) and palmette (10 petals, alternately white/brown with brown heart). Black heart above central volutes. cutout bottom edge. 2 nail holes (Diam 0.8)
  • Bibliography: Winter 2009a, p. 463, 6.D.5
  • 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: Strigils/painted volutes with pendent lotus & palmette
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 30
  • Width: 41.2
  • MPD: 6
  • Condition: Broken at right edge. Restored from 2 fragments
  • Depth top fascia: 6
  • Height strigil: 6.5
  • Width strigil: 4
  • Concave strigil: yes
  • Height main field: 21
  • Decoration main field: Painted floral pattern
  • Thickness plaque: 2-3
  • Painted decoration only: yes
  • Height strigil: 6.5
  • Width strigil: 4
  • Concave: yes

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