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1464, Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana, Sassi Caduti

  • Record number: 1464
  • Site: Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana
  • Building or zone: Sassi Caduti
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques, floral
  • Comparanda: Narce: Villa Giulia 16027
  • Remarks: Relief revetment plaque with top fascia/concave tongues/roll/flat fascia with painted hook-meander/roll/relief floral frieze with upright lotuses encircled by bow volutes, above pendent 9-leaf palmettes with alternating round convex & pointed concave petals below double volutes, with cutout bottom edge
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 115, No. I:18, Pl. 42:140
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
  • Associated elements: 12423-12424 corner plaque with floral relief
  • Type of decoration: Fascia/concave tongues/roll/painted hook-meander/roll/relief floral frieze
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 47
  • Clay: 7.5YR 6/4
  • Paint: Red-purple top outline of strigils tips, alternate central vertical bands, top hook meander, upper background of floral relief, lotus petals, outlines of round palmette petals; black alternate central vertical bands, diagonal bands on rolls, bottom hook meander, bow volutes, ground below bow volutes, pointed palmette petals
  • Height top fascia: 3
  • Depth top fascia: 6.5
  • Height strigil: 11
  • Width strigil: 3.5
  • Concave strigil: yes
  • Height central fascia: 8
  • Decoration central fascia: Painted hook meander
  • Height lower roll: 2.2
  • Decoration lower roll: Bl diagonal band
  • Height main field: 22
  • Decoration main field: Relief floral frieze
  • Thickness plaque: 2.3
  • Thickness including relief: 3
  • Mouldmade decoration: yes
  • Painted decoration only: yes
  • Height palmette: 13.5
  • Height strigil: 11
  • Width strigil: 3.5
  • Concave: yes

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