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7436, Pyrgi, Temple A

  • Record number: 7436
  • Site: Pyrgi
  • Building or zone: Temple A
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques, floral
  • Remarks: Revetment plaque with floral decoration of 2 rows of circumscribed palmettes, upper row upright, lower row pendent, connected by continuous circumscribing band. D flat strigils at top 5.4, at bottom 3, W interstices 1.4, D 2.9. D roll 3.2. Diam nail holes 1. RW pendent palmette of 5 leaves, including cordon, 18.4. W flat spiral band 2.8. Tendrils forming volutes at base of palmettes have offshoots forming buds. In upper angles between upright palmette circumscribing bands, small flower with calyx and round knob at base (lotus). Fleur-de-lis at bottom center with cutout bottom edge.
  • Associated elements: Pyrgi 1988-1989, p. 678, fig. 524
  • Type of decoration: Floral
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antiquarium di Pyrgi
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 63R
  • Width: 53R
  • Clay: Buff
  • Paint: Traces of white on bands, red ground between lower bands, red on volutes and 1st, 3rd, 5th central pendent palmette.
  • Height top fascia: 2.3
  • Depth top fascia: 6.5
  • Height strigil: 12.1
  • Width strigil: 2.8
  • Height main field: 45.5
  • Decoration main field: Floral
  • Thickness plaque: 2.3
  • Thickness including relief: 2.7
  • Height strigil: 12.1
  • Width strigil: 2.8

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