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6906, Pyrgi, Temple B

  • Record number: 6906
  • Site: Pyrgi
  • Building or zone: Temple B
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques, floral
  • Remarks: Revetment plaque B:2 decorated with strigil/painted meander/relief floral. Horizontal placement. 6 nail holes. Top fascia painted with red/black/black horizontal stripes. H paired convex strigils (black/black + red/red) with central vertical depression. D top 6.9, bottom 3. W interstice 0.8. D roll 4.5, decorated with diagonal red/white/black bands slanting to left. D flat fascia 4, painted meander. D roll 4.5, decorated with diagonal bands red/white/black slanting to right. Floral relief of large pendent palmette of 5 cordoned leaves with flat arching bands above forming 2 volutes. 2nd arching band crossing band to left ends in upward turn with volute, banded above pendent lotus bud. W palmette with cordoned edges 20, H lotus bud with heart 12.9. W flat band 2.1.
  • Bibliography: Pyrgi 1970, pp. 356f., fig. 283; Rasenna, fig. 341
  • Publication record: Pyrgi. Scavi nel santuario etrusco (1959-1967)
    Rasenna. Storia e civiltà degli Etruschi
  • Type of decoration: Strigil/painted diagonal bands/painted meander/relief floral
  • Current Collection: Antiquarium di Pyrgi: 32694, 33342
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 51R
  • Width: 50
  • Clay: 2.5Y 8/2 or 7.5YR 7/4-7/6
  • Paint: Palmette leaves have cream centers with alternating red (1st, 3rd, 5th) and black (2nd, 4th) outlining bands overlapping channel inside cordon. Cream slip 7.5YR 7/4 but lighter. Red 5R 4/3-4/4.
  • Height top fascia: 2.7
  • Depth top fascia: 6.7
  • Height strigil: 8.8
  • Width strigil: 1.5
  • Convex strigil: yes
  • Height central fascia: 9.7
  • Decoration central fascia: Painted meander
  • Height lower roll: 2.8
  • Decoration lower roll: oblique bands
  • Height main field: 26.7
  • Decoration main field: Floral
  • Thickness plaque: 2
  • Thickness including relief: 3.5
  • Height strigil: 8.8
  • Width strigil: 1.5
  • Convex: yes
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