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5232, Lanuvium

  • Record number: 5232
  • Site: Lanuvium
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques
  • Remarks: Revetment plaque decorated on cyma with alternating bucrania and phialai/roll/main frieze with 2 heads of Medusa alternating with large 3-petal palmette with small trefoil and spiky flowers. H roll 2.5. Diam discs 5.5. 5 nail holes, Diam ca. 1. H cyma 8. H flat fascia at top 5.6.
  • Bibliography: Walters 1903, p. 422, D716; Andrén 1940, p. 430, no. II:17, Pl. 132:460
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Catalog of terracottas in the British Museum. Author: Walters, H.B.. Place of publication: London. Publication Date: 1903
  • Type of decoration: Medusa heads
  • Last Recorded Collection: British Museum
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 19
  • Width: 40
  • Clay: 7.5YR 6/4
  • Paint: On top frieze ground red, on bottom frieze red hair of Medusa 10R 3/3. Brown slip 10YR 6/3.

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