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6905, Pyrgi, Temple B

  • Record number: 6905
  • Site: Pyrgi
  • Building or zone: Temple B
  • Position: Pedimental slopes
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques, floral
  • Remarks: Revetment plaque B:1 with strigil/painted guilloche/relief floral. Flat fascia with black stripe. Thick convex strigils painted alternating black/red with central vertical cream band. Roll with diagonal red/white/black bands, both directions according to slope. Flat fascia with painted guilloche, moving away from apex. Roll with diagonal bands in opposite direction from upper roll. Relief fascia with pendent palmettes and lotus buds of similar scale and style as horizontal revetment plaques but different design: palmettes are similar but lotus bud, instead of meeting arched bands above, has open upright lotus. Piece from center right of apex confirms placements.
  • Bibliography: Pyrgi 1970, fig. 279
  • Publication record: Pyrgi. Scavi nel santuario etrusco (1959-1967). Journal and volume number: NSc II. Supplemento al vol. XXIV. Publication Date: 1970
  • Type of decoration: Strigil/painted diagonal bands/painted guilloche/relief floral
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antiquarium di Pyrgi
  • Mouldmade: yes
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