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4677, Populonia, Podere di S. Cerbone

  • Record number: 4677
  • Site: Populonia
  • Building or zone: Podere di S. Cerbone
  • Roof element: Acroteria, cutout
  • Remarks: Fragment of central acroterion with painted palmette. Flat vertical plaque attached to end of semicylindrical ridge tile. Plaque thicker towards bottom, Th top 2.4, bottom 3.5. Plaque front painted with 7-petal pendent palmette between 2 S-spirals with small petals in spaces. Th plaque base 3. Underside of ridge tile below vertical plaque is painted with black and dark red-brown stripes on cream ground. Decoration on underside meant to be seen, therefore acroteria projected forward from roof edge. Finished side edges with recessed back edges.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 247, no. I:4, Pl. A:3
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
  • Type of decoration: Painted palmette
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Archeologico
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 27.6
  • Width: 33.1
  • Clay: 2.5YR 4/4
  • Thickness tile: 3.2
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