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2506, Arezzo

  • Record number: 2506
  • Site: Arezzo
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques, floral
  • Comparanda: Similar pieces from Arezzo, la Catona, in Florence.
  • Remarks: Floral revetment plaque with dentil frieze (H dentils 2.5, W 1)/horizontal fascia (H 1.2)/Lesbian cyma (H 4)/roll (D 2.5.)/central frieze decorated with female head (Minerva) enclosed by 4 ribbons forming a lozenge; in interspaces rosettes halved by lateral edge of plaque/2nd roll (H 1.4, D 3.2)/scalloped bottom border decoration with flowers (H 5.2) arched over by volute ribbons. Diam nail hole 0.9.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 280, no. IX: 5
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
  • Type of decoration: Floral/female head (Minerva)
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Archeologico
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 33
  • Width: 42
  • Clay: 7.5YR 6/6
  • Height top fascia: 1
  • Depth top fascia: 4.7
  • Height main field: 16.2
  • Thickness plaque: 2
  • Thickness including relief: 2.9

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