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868, Rome, Via dell'Impero

  • Record number: 868
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: Via dell'Impero
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques, floral
  • Remarks: Relief plaque with double volute bands connecting upright palmettes & lotuses with pendent lotuses & lotus buds. Nail hole at top break (Diam 1). Fairly low relief except for lotus calyx. Black ground. Back rough & unslipped
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, pp. 364-365, No. I:5, Pl. 109:389; Gjerstad 1966, pp. 482-484, fig. 147:2; Helbig4 II, pp 593-594, no. 1827; Di Mino 1982, Pl. 16.3
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Early Rome IV.1: Synthesis of archaeological evidence. Author: Gjerstad, E.. Place of publication: Lund. Publication Date: 1966
    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
    Note sulla decorazione coroplastica a Roma dal VI al IV secolo a.C.. Author: Di Mino, M.R.. Journal and volume number: Roma repubblicana fra il 509 e il 270 a.C.. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1982. Pages: 65-76
  • Type of decoration: Relief floral frieze
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antiquarium Comunale
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 25.5
  • Width: 33
  • Paint: Cream slip 10YR 6/3. red-purple 10R 3/4, bright red 7.5R 3/6, black
  • Condition: Finished right edge & bottom edge, though chipped. Broken across top
  • Decoration main field: Relief floral frieze
  • Thickness plaque: 3.6
  • Thickness including relief: 3.8-3.9
  • Mouldmade decoration: yes

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