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5140, Rusellae, Temple terrace

  • Record number: 5140
  • Site: Rusellae
  • Building or zone: Temple terrace
  • Roof element: Openwork cresting
  • Comparanda: Volutes equal to cresting on acroterion from Cerveteri and Civita Castellana
  • Remarks: Restored openwork cresting decorated with 2 rows of lotus/palmettes separated by perforated center of volutes at base of lotus. Diam holes 2.
  • Bibliography: Naumann & Hiller 1959, Pl. 13.1; Rafanelli in Tetti di terracotta 2011, p. 49, fig. 19.e
  • Publication record: Rusellae. Vorläufiger Berichte über die Untersuchungen der Jahre 1957 & 1958. Author: Naumann, R & F. Hiller. Journal and volume number: RM 66. Publication Date: 1959. Pages: 1-30
    Tetti di terracotta: La decorazione architettonica fittile tra Etruria e Lazio in età arcaica. Atti delle giornate di studio, Sapienza-Università di Roma, 25 marzo e 25 ottobre 2010. Journal and volume number: Officina Etruscologia 5. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 2011
  • Type of decoration: Floral
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Archeologico della Maremma
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 29
  • Width: 32.8
  • Thickness plaque: 2.1
  • Thickness including relief: 2.3
  • Height palmette: 7
  • Width palmette: 8
  • Height lotus: 6.5
  • Width lotus: 8

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