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1527, Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana, Lo Scasato

  • Record number: 1527
  • Site: Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana
  • Building or zone: Lo Scasato
  • Position: Architrave
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques, floral
  • Remarks: Revetment plaques with flat fascia painted red/cavetto (H 7.4) with leaf & dart in relief/roll with cream, red & black diagonal bands/relief floral frieze with 2 large, diagonal S-spirals separating 2 large addorsed palmettes of 9 leafs with pointed tips/curtain with horizontal scrolls above pendent palmettes alternating with discs. Large nail holes (Diam 1.9)
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 141, No. III:10, Pl. 53:172; Rasenna, fig. 384; Comella 1993c, pp. 49-51, A5, pls. 7.b, 17.b, 20.a-b
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Le terrecotte architettoniche del santuario dello Scasato à Falerii (scavi 1886-1887). Author: Comella, A.M.. Place of publication: Perugia. Publication Date: 1993
    Rasenna. Storia e civiltà degli Etruschi. Author: Pallottino, M. et al.. Place of publication: Milano. Publication Date: 1986
  • Associated elements: 5 examples in Villa Giulia & 10 other examples in Civita Castellana Museum
  • Type of decoration: Flat fascia/relief leaf & dart/painted diagonal bands/relief floral frieze with diagonal S-spirals & addorsed palmettes/pendent palmettes & discs
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 65
  • Width: 45
  • Paint: Red top fascia, ground below leaf & pistil, diagonal bands on roll, large palmette joined hearts, small tendrils on main frieze connecting to 3 white balls, ground of curtain horizontal S-scrolls, outer edge of discs; blue-black inner part of leaves around pistil, diagonal bands on roll, ground on main frieze, ground on curtain between palmette & disc; white moulded outline of leaves on cavetto & 3 leaves above pistil, diagonal bands on roll, large palmette leaves & scrolls, balls, curtain scrolls & palmette leaves; gold-brown on darts
  • Condition: Complete
  • Height top fascia: 2.5
  • Depth top fascia: 6.9
  • Height main field: 46
  • Decoration main field: Relief floral frieze
  • Thickness plaque: 2.6
  • Mouldmade decoration: yes
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