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1521, Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana, Lo Scasato

  • Record number: 1521
  • Site: Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana
  • Building or zone: Lo Scasato
  • Position: Pediment slopes
  • Roof element: Raking simas
  • Remarks: Flat top fascia/tall concave tongues/fascia with painted hook meander/large torus painted with horizontal scale pattern facing to left. Flange to overlap next tile. Torus pierced for rod. 2 struts per piece. Groove (W 3.2, H 3) on top for insertion of cresting III:5
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, pp.137-138, No. III:4; Helbig4 III, pp. 712-714, No. 2803; Sprenger & Bartoloni 1983, p. 147, Pl. 239 top; Rasenna, fig. 383; Comella 1993c, pp. 44-45, A2, pls. 5.a, 17.a, 18.a
  • 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
    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
    The Etruscans: their history, art, and architecture. Author: Sprenger, M. & G. Bartoloni. Place of publication: New York. Publication Date: 1983
  • Associated elements: 3744 (total number of examples in Villa Giulia & Civita Castellana Museum = 12); Cresting No. III:5 3745
  • Type of decoration: Fascia/concave tongues/hook meander/painted horizontal scale pattern
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Height: 54
  • Width: 65.5
  • Clay: 2.5Y 7/4
  • Paint: Red 7.5R 3/8 top fascia, central vertical band on alternate strigils, diagonal bands on roll, top stripe & pendent hooks on meander, alternating scales on torus; white outlines & central oval on scales; black central vertical bands on alternate strigils, bottom band & upright hooks on meander, diagonal bands on roll, alternate scales
  • Height top fascia: 5
  • Depth top fascia: 10
  • Height strigil: 26.5
  • Width strigil: 5.5
  • Concave strigil: yes
  • Height main field: 11.2
  • Decoration main field: Painted hook meander
  • Painted decoration only: yes
  • Height strigil: 26.5
  • Width strigil: 5.5
  • Concave: yes

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