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188, Orvieto

  • Record number: 188
  • Site: Orvieto
  • Roof element: Hanging curtains
  • Comparanda: MS 2212, MS 2214
  • Remarks: Curtain decoration with single row of hanging 5-petal palmette & lotus, connected by volute band above. Lead still in situ in top. H top round band 1.4, D 3.2, H fascia 10.7, H lotus 7.9, W double volute 11.4, Diam volute 2.1
  • Bibliography: AJA 22 (1918) 336-337, No. 13, fig. 8:ii; Andrén 1940, pp. 199-200, No. II:11; Turfa 2005, pp. 254-255, no. 284 (dated 4th cent. B.C.)
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Catalogue of the Etruscan Gallery of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Author: Turfa, J.M.. Place of publication: Philadelphia. Publication Date: 2005
  • Type of decoration: Floral
  • Last Recorded Collection: University Museum
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Clay: 5YR 6/6
  • Thickness plaque: 2.7
  • Thickness including relief: 3.4
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