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7681, Volterra

  • Record number: 7681
  • Site: Volterra
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques, floral
  • Remarks: Revetment plaque. Curved slightly outward above. 4 fascias decorated in relief and separated by narrow rolls, H 1.3, D 2.5. Upper one: crossing bars and rosettes, MPH 5.5. Red ground. Middle one: H 5.5, palmettes circumscribed by ribbons, H 4.6. Red ground. Lower one: H 7.1, leaf ornaments and 4-petal rosettes, H 3.5. Black ground. 4th fascia below 3rd roll: relief of unknown design. Diam nail holes 1.
  • Bibliography: AndrĂ©n 1940, p. 250, no. 4
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples
  • Type of decoration: Floral
  • Current Collection: Museo Guarnacci
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 23.8
  • Width: 17.3
  • Clay: 10YR 7/3
  • Paint: Red ground on first 2 fascias. Black ground on 3rd fascia. Middle fascia has red ground outside circumscribing band and white inside around palmette.

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