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7315, Punta della Vipera, Temple of Menerva, 1st phase

  • Record number: 7315
  • Site: Punta della Vipera
  • Building or zone: Temple of Menerva, 1st phase
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Tiles, eaves
  • Remarks: Eaves tile with painted soffit preserving concentric circles of volute at base of palmette, bordered by painted band. Diam black center 3.8. Diam red band 8.8, W red band 2.9. On top round boss (Diam 4.6) with central hole (Diam 1). Scar of tile stopper on top near side edge.
  • Bibliography: Stopponi 1979, pp. 249-250, no. d, Pl. I.5, fig. 1.3; Winter 2009a, p. 484, 6.F.2.a
  • Publication record: Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
    Terrecotte architettoniche dal santuario di Punta della Vipera
  • Type of decoration: Concentric circles
  • Current Collection: Museo Nazionale
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Clay: 2.5YR 5/6
  • Paint: Cream 10YR 8/2-8/3. Red-brown 10R 5/4. Black
  • Thickness tile: 2.8
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