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7146, Acquarossa, Zone F, Roof F:10

  • Record number: 7146
  • Site: Acquarossa
  • Building or zone: Zone F, Roof F:10
  • Roof element: Antefixes, floral
  • Remarks: Antefix Type V with painted palmette. Flat, handmade antefix plaque, painted red, projecting top and sides beyond cover tile which has 3 raised ribs across width just behind plaque. Th plaque 2. Cover tile H 10.4, W 13.3 front; back RH inner 7.5, outer 9, MPD 42.3, + plaque 44.6. Plaque & tile front painted red D 15.5 from plaque front. Possible white overpainting. Underside of cover tile and plaque back smooth and pitted with cut, beveled bottom edge, H ca. 2.
  • Bibliography: C. Wikander 1981, p. 84, figs. 48-49; Ö. Wikander 1986, p. 131, Ant F 12 & Imb F 15, fig. 69; Winter 2009a, p. 85, 2.C.2, fig. 2.5, Ill. 2.4.4
  • Publication record: Acquarossa I.1: The painted architectural terracottas. Catalogue and architectural context
    Acquarossa VI.1: The roof-tiles. Catalogue and architectural context
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
  • Type of decoration: Painted palmette
  • Current Collection: Excavation storerooms in Palazzo S. Pietro: Ant F12 68-1326
  • Height: 11.9R
  • Width: 16
  • MPD: 44.6
  • Clay: Brown 2.5YR 4/6
  • Paint: Red 10R 4/6. White-on-red decoration
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