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7309, Punta della Vipera, Temple of Menerva, 1st phase

  • Record number: 7309
  • Site: Punta della Vipera
  • Building or zone: Temple of Menerva, 1st phase
  • Roof element: Raking simas
  • Comparanda: Caere
  • Remarks: L-shaped raking sima with painted meander above a painted stepped pattern. No relief.
  • Bibliography: Stopponi 1979, p. 249, no. c, fig. 1:2, Pl. I.4; Ö. Wikander 1994, p. 54, no. 28; Winter 2009a, p. 417, 6.A.2.e
  • 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
    Terrecotte architettoniche dal santuario di Punta della Vipera. Author: Stopponi, S.. Journal and volume number: Studi in onore di F. Magi. Place of publication: Perugia. Publication Date: 1979. Pages: 249-270
    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 meander/stepped pattern
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 11.2
  • Width: 7.3
  • MPD: 3
  • Clay: Clay equal to volute but darker.
  • Paint: Gray-white stripes 10YR 7/3. Left tongue black. Right tongue purple-red 5R 4/4. White back surface.

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