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5703, Orvieto, Sporadic find

  • Record number: 5703
  • Site: Orvieto
  • Building or zone: Sporadic find
  • Roof element: Hanging curtains
  • Comparanda: Another example in Philadelphia, University Museum
  • Remarks: Eaves tile curtain decorated with lotuses and buds hanging from row of disks, in low relief. Upper edge has holes for metal cramps and lead castings to fasten curtain to tile. Th 2.5.
  • Bibliography: AndrĂ©n 1940, p. 199, no. II:10, Pl. 75:256, fig. 31:F4
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples
  • Type of decoration: Floral
  • Current Collection: Museo Civico
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 6.5

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