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1462, Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana, Sassi Caduti

  • Record number: 1462
  • Site: Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana
  • Building or zone: Sassi Caduti
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques, floral
  • Comparanda: Rome, Temple of Castor & Pollux; Lo Scasato: Civita Castellana Museum 3787, Comella 1993c, pp. 201-202, I1, Pl. 15b, 55a
  • Remarks: Relief revetment plaque with top fascia/concave tongues/roll/flat fascia with painted T-meander/roll/relief floral frieze with upright lotus flowers surrounded by bow volutes, above pendent 7-leaf palmettes & lotus buds with cutout bottom edge. Nail holes
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 114, No. I:15, Pl. 41:135; Helbig4 III, pp. 710-711, No. 2801
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Führer durch die öffentlichen Sammlungen klassischer Altertümer in Rome, Bd. 1-4. 4., völlig neu bearb. Aufl. Hrsg. Von H. Speier. Author: Helbig, W.. Place of publication: Tübingen. Publication Date: 1963-1972
  • Associated elements: 12426
  • Type of decoration: Fascia/concave tongues/roll/flat fascia with painted meander/roll/relief floral frieze
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 35.5
  • Width: 63.5
  • Clay: 5YR 5/4
  • Paint: Red-purple 7.5R 4/4 central vertical band on strigils, top band & pendent Ts of painted meander, volute eyes, outline of alternate palmette leaves, band on lotus
  • Condition: Complete
  • Height top fascia: 3
  • Depth top fascia: 4
  • Height strigil: 6
  • Width strigil: 3-3.2
  • Concave strigil: yes
  • Height central fascia: 6.2
  • Decoration central fascia: Painted T meander
  • Height lower roll: 2
  • Height main field: 16
  • Decoration main field: Relief floral frieze
  • Thickness plaque: 2
  • Thickness including relief: 2.8
  • Mouldmade decoration: yes
  • Painted decoration only: yes
  • Height strigil: 6
  • Width strigil: 3-3.2
  • Concave: yes

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