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2502, Arezzo, Church of Santa Croce

  • Record number: 2502
  • Site: Arezzo
  • Building or zone: Church of Santa Croce
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques, floral
  • Comparanda: Similar fragments from Catona terrain are in Florence.
  • Remarks: Floral revetment plaque with central frieze of naturalistic design of flowers and buds growing from leafy serpentine stalk. Top border with Lesbian cyma (H 4.5) above band of small flowers arched over by volute ribbons, separated from central frieze by roll (H 1.8). Below central frieze a second roll (H lower roll 1.2) above base frieze with encircling volute around floral element (H 5.3, W 8.7). Diam. Central volute 15. Diam nail hole 0.8.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 278, no. IX:2, Pl. 92:336
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
  • Type of decoration: Floral
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Archeologico
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 41
  • Width: 43.5
  • Condition: 3 fragmentary plaques
  • Height top fascia: 1.8
  • Depth top fascia: 4.7
  • Height strigil: 4.5
  • Height lower roll: 1.2
  • Height main field: 27
  • Thickness plaque: 1.8
  • Thickness including relief: 2.4
  • Height strigil: 4.5

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