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4406, Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana, Lo Scasato

  • Record number: 4406
  • Site: Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana
  • Building or zone: Lo Scasato
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques, floral
  • Comparanda: 3770
  • Remarks: Floral revetment plaques. At top cyma with leaf and dart, H 6, RD 2.3 (bottom). Roll H 1.8, RD 2.8. Serpentine stalk and tendrils in main frieze. On some plaques the frieze mould is reversed in relation to bead and reel, roll. Large nail holes.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 142, no. III:12, Pl. 54:174; Comella 1993c, pp. 51-53, A6 Pls. 8a, 21a
  • 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
  • Associated elements: Also examples in Rome, Villa Giulia.
  • Type of decoration: Lesbian cymation/floral in perspective
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Archeologico di Agro Falisco
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 43.5R
  • Width: 42.5R
  • Clay: Light brown
  • Paint: Red traces on tendril spirals, berry clusters (grapes), stamen(?) or Lesbian cymation. Black ground on friezes, reels.
  • Height top fascia: 2.5
  • Depth top fascia: 5.8
  • Height main field: 29.5
  • Thickness plaque: 2.5
  • Thickness including relief: 2.8
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