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1468, Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana, Sassi Caduti

  • Record number: 1468
  • Site: Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana
  • Building or zone: Sassi Caduti
  • Position: Door frame
  • Roof element: Door Revetments
  • Remarks: Relief floral frieze of 5 cordoned palmette leaves, alternating upright & pendent, circumscribed by undulating concave band & concave S-scrolls ending in double volutes below palmettes; roll (W 2.2, Th 2.7) along one finished long side, finished top oblique edge (H shorter side 43.2, MPL oblique edge 12.1). 4 nail holes
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 116, No. I:20, Pl. 40:132; Helbig4 III, pp. 710-711, No. 2801
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Führer durch die öffentlichen Sammlungen klassischer Altertümer in Rome, Bd. 1-4. 4., völlig neu bearb. Aufl. Hrsg. Von H. Speier. Author: Helbig, W.. Place of publication: Tübingen. Publication Date: 1963-1972
  • Associated elements: 12417
  • Type of decoration: Relief floral frieze/roll
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 52
  • Width: 19-19.5
  • MPD: 2.7
  • Clay: 7.5YR 7/4
  • Paint: Blue-black background, alternate inner outlines of palmette leaves, palmette heart, inner edge of undulating band, volute eye center, inner edge of border stripe & squares; red-purple alternate inner outline of palmette leaves, band across top of heart, both edges of S-scrolls, outer edge of border stripe & squares; cream elsewhere
  • Thickness plaque: 2.2-2.7
  • Mouldmade decoration: yes
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