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5235, Lanuvium

  • Record number: 5235
  • Site: Lanuvium
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques, floral
  • Remarks: Floral revetment plaque decorated with grooved concave tongues/roll/flat fascia/roll/9-petal palmette back-to-back diagonally with sprays of berries at either side. Pair of S-spirals also set diagonally. Pattern repeated twice on plaque in mirror image. 7 nail holes, Diam 1.2-1.3. W top 7.4. H channel under concave tongues 1.3.
  • Bibliography: Walters 1903, p. 422, D711; Andrén 1940, p. 430, no. II:18, Pl. 132:461
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Catalog of terracottas in the British Museum. Author: Walters, H.B.. Place of publication: London. Publication Date: 1903
  • Associated elements: Fragment in storerooms with volutes, stem with 3 balls
  • Type of decoration: Floral
  • Last Recorded Collection: British Museum
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 62.5
  • Width: 64.5
  • Clay: 10YR 7/3
  • Paint: Concave tongues with painted central stripe alternating red and black. Between concave tongues, black ground. Above roll, red recessed fascia. Between rolls painted hook meander, pink-red from top, black from bottom. Below roll, red band. On frieze, black ground. Purple-red on palmette heart, volute bands.
  • Height top fascia: 3
  • Height strigil: 10.2
  • Concave strigil: yes
  • Height lower roll: 2.4
  • Height main field: 35.5
  • Height strigil: 10.2
  • Concave: yes

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