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3674, Ardea, Temple on Acropolis

  • Record number: 3674
  • Site: Ardea
  • Building or zone: Temple on Acropolis
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques, floral
  • Remarks: Floral revetment plaque with convex strigils, roll and 2 rows of palmettes, upright and pendent, united by S-spirals and circumscribed by concave, serpentine band. Earliest example of pattern which becomes common in 4th and 3rd centuries B.C.
  • Bibliography: AndrĂ©n 1940, p. 440, no. I:7, Pl. 136:478
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: AndrĂ©n, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
  • Type of decoration: Upright and pendent palmettes & S-spirals & circumscribing serpentine band
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 70
  • Width: 60

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