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1472, Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana, Sassi Caduti

  • Record number: 1472
  • Site: Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana
  • Building or zone: Sassi Caduti
  • Position: Pediment left mutulus
  • Roof element: Columen/mutulus plaque
  • Remarks: Flat plaque with projecting bottom border (H 4.1, W 53, D 3.7) on which are preserved the feet & parts of the legs of 1 female figure with skirt hem painted on plaque beween legs, standing behind nude male figure, moving to right. Feet project far beyond ledge of bottom border; male & female left feet perched on ledge, right feet projecting out & down. Finished left edge of plaque has raised border (W 4.1), but none on finished right edge, which is curved. 7 nail holes in plaque (Diam 1). Inside of male torso hollow down through knee with finger striations pressing clay. Carefully tooled curly public hair. Female leg solid
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 117, No. II:2, Pl. 44:144; Helbig II, p. 338, No. 1779k; Santuari d'Etruria 1985, p. 113, A.1, pl. on p. 145
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Santuari d'Etruria. Author: Colonna, G. (ed.). Place of publication: Milano. Publication Date: 1985
  • Associated elements: 12525
  • Type of decoration: Nude male & draped female figures
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 48.5
  • Width: 53
  • Clay: 7.5YR 6/4
  • Paint: Black ground; buff 10YR 7/3 female skin, side border, top & face of bottom border, decoration on hem (bottom 1st & 3rd stripes & top squares); red-brown 7.5R 4/4 male skin; purple hem bottom band & 4+ squares
  • Condition: Incomplete, restored from several fragments, preserving bottom & finished side edges
  • Thickness plaque: 3.4
  • Thickness including relief: 15
  • Mouldmade decoration: no
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