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1016, Rome, Capitoline hill south slope

  • Record number: 1016
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: Capitoline hill south slope
  • Position: Pediment slopes
  • Roof element: Openwork cresting
  • Comparanda: Satricum Temple II: Andrén 1940, p. 476, No. II:24, Pl. 125:517
  • Remarks: Openwork cresting with 5-petal palmette (H central petal 8.2, W top 4.3) in relief, cut out to follow outer contour, with cutout heart (H 2.9, W 2.3), above flat volute bands joined below heart with horizontal band. Lobate palmette petals have cordoned edges and rise from concave arching band. Back is flat but painted in same design as front. Slip on front & sides, black lines in depressions around 1st, central & 5th petals, base line, on horizontal band, brown-gold around 2nd & 4th petals, edges of volute band
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 341, No. I:2?; Gjerstad 1960, p. 202, fig. 127.4; Phillips 1989a, p. 297, no. B; La grande Roma 1990, p. 73, 3.6.14
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Early Rome III: Fortifications, domestic architecture, sanctuaries, stratigraphic excavations. Author: Gjerstad, E.. Place of publication: Lund. Publication Date: 1960
    La grande Roma dei Tarquini. Author: Cristofani, M. (ed.). Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1990
    The architectural terracottas. Author: Phillips, K.M., Jr.. Journal and volume number: Lacus Iuturnae I, ed. M. Steinby. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1989. Pages: 277-302
  • Type of decoration: Cutout palmette above openwork volute bands
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antiquarium Comunale
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 13.7
  • Width: 12.2
  • MPD: 2.2
  • Clay: 2.5Y 7/4
  • Paint: Cream slip 2/5Y 7/4, brown-gold 10YR 5/4, black
  • Condition: Broken at bottom

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