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637, Caere, Vigna Parrocchiale

  • Record number: 637
  • Site: Caere
  • Building or zone: Vigna Parrocchiale
  • Position: Pediment slopes
  • Roof element: Raking simas
  • Remarks: Small sima with concave tongues above 2 fillets (H 0.7 each, Th 1.7, D 3.5), recessed fascia with painted guilloche to left, alternately red/black central bands & eyes, above 2 base fillets (H 2.1). Soffit decorated with alternate black/red 4-leaf star on gold ground, between wavy black lines separating central field from red ground
  • Bibliography: Cristofani 1992a, p. 39, Type VIII, B 22, figs. 69, 71
  • Publication record: Caere 3.1. Lo scarico arcaico della Vigna Parrocchiale. Author: Cristofani, M.. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1992. Pages: 29-57
  • Type of decoration: Concave tongues/painted guilloche
  • Last Recorded Collection: C.N.R. storerooms at Banditaccia necropolis
  • Height: 8.5
  • Width: 16.5
  • MPD: 13.5
  • Clay: 5YR 6/8
  • Paint: Cream 10YR 7/4, red 7.5R 4/6, gold 7.5YR 6/6
  • Condition: Finished left corner of sima, broken through strigil bottoms
  • Concave strigil: yes
  • Height main field: 3.8
  • Decoration main field: Painted guilloche
  • Thickness plaque: 3.2
  • Painted decoration only: yes
  • Th. tile backer: 3
  • D soffit decoration: 13.5+
  • Soffit decoration type: 4-leaf stars between wavy lines
  • Concave: yes
  • Thickness tile backer: 3
  • Depth soffit decoration: 13.5+
  • Soffit decoration type: 4-leaf stars between wavy lines
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