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5238, Lanuvium

  • Record number: 5238
  • Site: Lanuvium
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques, floral
  • Remarks: Floral revetment plaque. Restored from non-joining fragments, not all from same plaque but all from same general series, some fragments clearer than others. Top convex moulding with 3 rows of relief scale pattern, cordoned RH 4.7. Moulded anthemion with pendent palmette and upright lotus H 12.6. Roll H 2.1. Curtain with cutout bottom edge, H 17, decorated with pendent palmette and upright lotus. Flat back completely painted with floral patterns of upright palmettes and pendent lotus on cream ground with red band above and solid black above. RH painted decoration including black 20.4.
  • Bibliography: Walters 1903, p. 171-172, B608; Andrén 1940, p. 425-426, no. I:16, Pl. 131:458
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Catalog of terracottas in the British Museum. Author: Walters, H.B.. Place of publication: London. Publication Date: 1903
  • Associated elements: B607, B610 (1-11), B613
  • Type of decoration: Floral
  • Last Recorded Collection: British Museum
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