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4237, Orvieto

  • Record number: 4237
  • Site: Orvieto
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Remarks: Fragment of shallow antefix shell with lotus and 7-leaf palmette. Back smooth. Lotus smaller than palmette, with red calyx, 2nd, 4th petals, blue central petal, cream side petals. Palmette with narrow 1st, 3rd, 5th, 7th leaves painted red and slightly convex wider leaves painted pink-white. Below 2 pink-white volutes with painted black horizontal band on red ground.
  • Type of decoration: Floral
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antikensammlung
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 16.5
  • Width: 13.1
  • MPD: 3.2
  • Clay: 7.5YR 7/4
  • Paint: White back 10YR 8/3. Pink-white 5YR 7/3. Red 10R 5/8. Black.
  • Condition: 1 fragment
  • Width palmette: 10.9
  • Height lotus: 8
  • Width lotus: 8.2R

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