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1613, Palestrina

  • Record number: 1613
  • Site: Palestrina
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques, floral
  • Remarks: Relief revetment plaque with top flat fascia/fascia with leaf & dart/roll/relief floral frieze with palmettes & lotus rising from double, horizontal S-scrolls, with pendent palmettes & buds suspended below, with cutout bottom edge. Upper palmettes have lanceolate petals, facing outward; lower have inward-facing flame-shaped petals. 4 nail holes (Diam 1)
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 378, No. IV:7, Pl. 116:411
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
  • Associated elements: 13528, 13539
  • Type of decoration: Leaf & dart/relief floral frieze with S-scrolls between palmettes with pointed & flame-shaped petals
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 36.7
  • Width: 32.3
  • MPD: 4
  • Clay: Brown
  • Paint: Traces of red on upper ground above leaf motif, surrounding darts, ground behind upright lotuses & horizontal S-scrolls, pendent buds. Cream on leaf motif, ground behind upright palmettes?
  • Condition: Restored from many fragments
  • Height top fascia: 3.8
  • Depth top fascia: 4
  • Height main field: 26
  • Decoration main field: Relief floral frieze
  • Thickness including relief: 2.3
  • Mouldmade decoration: yes

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