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177, Orvieto

  • Record number: 177
  • Site: Orvieto
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques, floral
  • Comparanda: MS 2188, MS 2129. Similar to II:5 MS 2205 + MS 2216
  • Remarks: Flat fascia with compass-drawn guilloche (black outer band, hand-painted red central band)/rounded roll with diagonal bands, D 3, W bands 8 /small part of probable floral frieze (probably lotus left leaf & central petal, red ground). Nail hole below 2nd roll Diam 1.0. Rough back
  • Bibliography: AJA 22 (1918) 325-326, No. 6, fig. 3:iii; Andrén 1940, pp.198-199 No. II:6
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
  • Type of decoration: Painted guilloche/roll with painted diagonal bands/relief floral frieze
  • Last Recorded Collection: University Museum
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 12.5
  • Width: 21.2
  • Clay: 5YR 6/6
  • Paint: Cream ground 10YR 7/2, red 7.5R 4/4
  • Condition: Upper roll & lower frieze broken away
  • Height central fascia: 5.9
  • Decoration central fascia: Compass-drawn guilloche
  • Height lower roll: 2
  • Decoration lower roll: Painted diagonal bands
  • Decoration main field: Relief floral frieze
  • Thickness plaque: 2.5
  • Thickness including relief: 2.7
  • Mouldmade decoration: yes
  • Painted decoration only: yes
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