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5870, Orvieto, Belvedere

  • Record number: 5870
  • Site: Orvieto
  • Building or zone: Belvedere
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques, floral
  • Comparanda: Strigilation similar to Andrén 1940, no. II:44-47
  • Remarks: Floral revetment plaque fragments. Fascia with 2 rows of alternating palmette and lotus, upright and pendent, connected by S-scrolls and stems, between which are rosettes and star-flowers. Below, narrow fascia with palmettes hanging from arched scrolls, below which are upright lotuses. D roll 3.8. No strigil on 1 example. W star-flower 4.5. Diam rosette 2.9. H S-scrolls 14.2. Diam nail holes .9.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 184, no. II:48
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
  • Type of decoration: Floral/star-flower/rosette
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 64.5R
  • Width: 58
  • Clay: 5YR 6/6
  • Paint: Red: ground inside double spirals, palmette heart, lotus calyx and inner edge of leaves, rosette, diagonal bands on soffit 7.5R 4/8. Brown-black: ground around lotus and palmette, in between scrolls and stalks around star-flower and rosette.
  • Height main field: 29.3
  • Thickness plaque: 2.6
  • Thickness including relief: 3.1
  • Height palmette: 9.1
  • Width palmette: 8.4
  • Height lotus: 7.2
  • Width lotus: 7.8(?)

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