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4353, Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana, Sassi Caduti

  • Record number: 4353
  • Site: Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana
  • Building or zone: Sassi Caduti
  • Position: Pediment left slope
  • Roof element: Raking simas
  • Remarks: Raking sima decorated with convex strigils/meander/torus. On top holes for metal cramps for cresting, 3 pairs/sima pieces. Overlap 4. W tile 49. D strigils at top 7.5, bottom 3.4. D torus/roll 3.9. Fascia with painted meander with incised guidelines, H 9.3, D 2.8. Solid torus with painted zigzag with incised guidelines. Soffit undecorated. Flange added to back of plaque on left side, cut back from upright plaque and tile backer, therefore from left side of slope. W flange 3.5 at top of meander, widening below but broken. Th on tile 1.8/tile 2.4. Channel on top for cresting not continuous; pegged in probably at 2 points.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 112-113, no. I:10, Pl. 39:130 & E.1; Helbig4 III, p. 710-711, no. 2801; Moretti 1970, fig. 161; Ö. Wikander 1994, p. 51, no. 15
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Führer durch die öffentlichen Sammlungen klassischer Altertümer in Rome, Bd. 1-4. 4., völlig neu bearb. Aufl. Hrsg. Von H. Speier. Author: Helbig, W.. Place of publication: Tübingen. Publication Date: 1963-1972
    The Archaic Etruscan sima. Author: Wikander, Ö.. Journal and volume number: Murlo and the Etruscans, ed. R. De Puma & J. Small. Place of publication: Madison, WI. Publication Date: 1994. Pages: 47-63
  • Associated elements: 12429 in Villa Giulia
  • Type of decoration: Strigils/meander/torus
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Archeologico di Agro Falisco
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 36
  • Width: 53.5
  • MPD: 31.4
  • Paint: Top fascia painted black.
  • Height top fascia: 2.5
  • Depth top fascia: 4.5
  • Height strigil: 13
  • Width strigil: 3.5
  • Convex strigil: yes
  • Th. tile backer: 4.2
  • Height strigil: 13
  • Width strigil: 3.5
  • Convex: yes
  • Depth flange: 1.7
  • Thickness tile backer: 4.2
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