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1531, Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana, Lo Scasato

  • Record number: 1531
  • Site: Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana
  • Building or zone: Lo Scasato
  • Position: Door frame
  • Roof element: Door Revetments
  • Remarks: Elaborately decorated door frame with notches in outer edge (H 1.1)/relief floral frieze (H 23) with double anthemion of alternating lotus & palmette addorsed with alternating palmette & lotus, separated by double S-spirals/roll (H 1.9)/cavetto (H 6) with relief circumscribed palmettes/inner flat fascia (H 1.8, D 5). 5 large nail holes (Diam 1.1)
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 142, No. III:13, Pl. 54:177; Comella 1993c, pp. 54-57, A8.A, pls. 9.a, 22.a-b
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Le terrecotte architettoniche del santuario dello Scasato à Falerii (scavi 1886-1887). Author: Comella, A.M.. Place of publication: Perugia. Publication Date: 1993
  • Associated elements: 3751, 3752 (total of 5 examples in Villa Giulia & 3 in Civita Castellana Museum)
  • Type of decoration: Notches/relief double anthemion/relief circumscribed palmettes /fascia
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 34
  • Width: 39.5
  • MPD: 5
  • Clay: 10YR 7/3
  • Paint: Black-blue ground on floral frieze, pink-red ground behind scrolls in center & inside lotus leaves surrounding small 3-leaf palmette with heart; on roll, traces of painted diagonal bands black/red. On cavetto, black ground around circumscribed palmettes painted red. Fascia painted red
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