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5576, Orvieto, Belvedere

  • Record number: 5576
  • Site: Orvieto
  • Building or zone: Belvedere
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques, floral
  • Remarks: Floral revetment plaque. Some plaques cut off at bottom in irregular curve, therefore evidence that they were used to cover raking beams (cantherii) above the pediment as they were cut-off to allow for pedimental sculpture heads or shoulders which projected above lower edge of raking cornice. H top strigil tips 2.8, D 6.7. D strigils 2.5. W interstices 0.9. D roll 3.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 183, no. II:44, Pl. C:2, 70:230; La civiltà degli Etruschi 1985, p. 380, 16.1.34
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    La civiltà degli Etruschi. Author: Cristofani, M.. Place of publication: Milano. Publication Date: 1985
  • Type of decoration: Floral
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Archeologico
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 43.5
  • Width: 58
  • Clay: 5YR 7/6
  • Paint: Red 7.5R 4/4. Black ground.
  • Height strigil: 6
  • Width strigil: 4
  • Height main field: 32.8
  • Thickness plaque: 2.4
  • Thickness including relief: 2.7
  • Height strigil: 6
  • Width strigil: 4

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