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5593, Orvieto, Via S. Leonardo

  • Record number: 5593
  • Site: Orvieto
  • Building or zone: Via S. Leonardo
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques, floral
  • Remarks: Floral revetment plaque preserving fragment of frieze of upper row of upright palmettes alternating with upright lotus and encircled by arching fillets ending in spirals from which lotuses rise and lower row of palmettes alternating upright and pendent between S-spirals. Diam nail hole 1. W calyx 8.2.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 163, no. I:11
  • 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 Archeologico
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 24.8
  • Width: 20
  • Clay: 7.5YR 7/4-7/6
  • Paint: Red calyx and purple-red central leaf. Pink ground. White spirals.
  • Thickness plaque: 2.5
  • Thickness including relief: 2.8
  • Height lotus: 8.5

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