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2615, Caere

  • Record number: 2615
  • Site: Caere
  • Roof element: Tiles, eaves
  • Comparanda: Satricum
  • Remarks: Lower right corner of eaves tile with raised side edge, soffit decorated with painted lotus from Satricum type with palmette between reversed lotus flowers, with half-lotus at side edges. Diam black circle 2.5.
  • Bibliography: Mengarelli 1936, pl. XXIX.7; Andrén 1940, p. 27, no. II:4b; Winter 2009a, pp. 482-485, 6.F.2.a
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Il luogo e I materiali del tempio di Era a Caere. Author: Mengarelli, R.. Journal and volume number: StEtr 10. Publication Date: 1936. Pages: 67-86
    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
  • Type of decoration: Painted lotus
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antikensammlung
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 4.8
  • Width: 17.5
  • MPD: 19
  • Clay: 5YR 6/6
  • Paint: Cream 10YR 8/4. Red 7.5R 4/4. Black.
  • Condition: Single piece
  • Thickness tile: 2.5
  • Inner H raised side edge: 2.1
  • Outer H raised side edge: 4.6
  • Raised side edge shape: square
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