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  • Record number: 6740
  • Roof element: Raking simas
  • Remarks: Floral raking sima. Upper part, curved outwards and decorated with pattern of palmettes and lotuses in relief, rising from branching scrolls. Groove for cresting. Palmettes have 7 lanceolate petals with raised rib in middle. TD top 8.6. Front ridge D 2.7. Channel D 3.6, H 2. Back ridge D 2.1. Front fascia at top H 6. MPH frieze 18.5. Back slightly curved forward at top. Scar from strut at left edge, rectangular.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 509, no. II:15
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
  • Type of decoration: Floral
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 22
  • Width: 24.2
  • MPD: 11.5
  • Clay: 10YR 7/4
  • Paint: Cream slip 10YR 8/2. Red ground, area above lotus 7.5R 4/6. Black ground around palmette and lotus. Purple-red lotus calyx and ground inside tendrils 5R 4/4. Brown lotus "heart" above calyx and petal below 10YR 5/4.

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