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7311, Punta della Vipera, Temple of Menerva, 1st phase

  • Record number: 7311
  • Site: Punta della Vipera
  • Building or zone: Temple of Menerva, 1st phase
  • Roof element: Raking sima finial
  • Remarks: Raking sima volute finial. Thick plaque, thicker at inner break. Front, sides, back covered with white slip. Only 1 side decorated with hand-carved recess forming volute. Th edge 3.5.
  • Bibliography: Stopponi 1979, p. 250, Pl. I.6, fig. 1.4; Winter 2009a, p. 479, 6.E.5.a
  • Publication record: Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
    Terrecotte architettoniche dal santuario di Punta della Vipera
  • Type of decoration: Volute
  • Current Collection: Museo Nazionale
  • Height: 7.1
  • Width: 8.8
  • MPD: 4.9
  • Clay: 2.5YR 5/8
  • Paint: Cream slip 10YR 7/4.

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