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5568, Orvieto

  • Record number: 5568
  • Site: Orvieto
  • Roof element: Tiles, eaves
  • Remarks: Eaves tile with painted soffit frieze of 2 rows of palmettes and lotuses, addorsed alternately, with row of S-spirals in middle. D painted frieze 20.2. Wide red band at back 2.6. Raised side edge ends 5 cm from front edge. Oblique stopper W 1.8, H 2.8, L 5.5.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 182, no. II:41
  • 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
  • Clay: 10YR 7/4
  • Paint: Palmette has black dots at end of each leaf. Red
  • Height palmette: 6.6
  • Width palmette: 7.3
  • Thickness tile: 3.9
  • Inner H raised side edge: 3
  • Outer H raised side edge: 5.8
  • Width raised side edge: 3
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