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5224, Lanuvium

  • Record number: 5224
  • Site: Lanuvium
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques, floral
  • Remarks: Floral revetment plaque. At top roll (H 2)/fascia with double guilloche in relief (H 6.5)/roll (H 1.5). Main field decorated with 2 rows of alternating 9-petal palmettes and lotus, upright above and pendent below, united by large vertical S-spirals between which are small campanulate flowers alternating erect and inverted. Th plaque 2.4. Finished cutout bottom.
  • Bibliography: Walters 1903, p. 422, D717; AndrĂ©n 1940, p. 431, no. II:21, Pl. 132:462
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples
    Catalog of terracottas in the British Museum
  • Type of decoration: Floral
  • Current Collection: British Museum: D717
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 37.5
  • Width: 24
  • Clay: Burned
  • Paint: Traces of black ground on guilloche and red on raised band. Red ground on main frieze. Red 10R 4/4.

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