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1525, Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana, Lo Scasato

  • Record number: 1525
  • Site: Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana
  • Building or zone: Lo Scasato
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Tiles, eaves
  • Remarks: Flat tile from eaves with painted soffit border of zigzag pattern in red/white/black enclosed by stripes of same colors. Incised guidelines before painting. Outler edge of tile (taenia) red. Raised side edges stop before front end, to provide resting surface for antefixes. At top, small projections (bosses) pierced with holes for nails. Tile front with painted soffit projects slightly at either side of tile for close fit from below. Metal cramps fixed across joints behind painted border
  • Bibliography: Della Seta 1918, p. 199; Andrén 1940, pp. 138-140, No. III:6, fig. 26 top center; Comella 1993c, pp. 80-81, E2, pls. 13.a right, 14a, 28.a-c
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Le terrecotte architettoniche del santuario dello Scasato à Falerii (scavi 1886-1887). Author: Comella, A.M.. Place of publication: Perugia. Publication Date: 1993
    Museo di Villa Giulia. Author: Della Seta, A.. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1918
  • Associated elements: Fragments also in Civita Castellana Museum with same inventory number
  • Type of decoration: Painted zigzags
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • D soffit decoration: 33
  • Soffit decoration type: Painted zigzags in red/wh/bl
  • Depth soffit decoration: 33
  • Soffit decoration type: Painted zigzags in red/wh/bl

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