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Fabric Category Terracotta
Object Type Architectural::Unspecified / Misc.
Motif Palmette
Decorative Technique Impressed
Object Type (notes) Architectural Terracotta
Size Fragment A: Max. pres. width: 0.180 m, max. pres. height: 0.107 m, max. pres. 0.014 m Fragment B: Max. pres. width: 0.108 m, max. pres. height: 0.070 m, max. pres. thickness: 0.026 m Fragment C: Max. pres. height: 0.104 m, max. pres. width: 0.048 m, max. pres. thickness: 0.021 m Fragment D: Max. pres. height: 0.050 m, max. pres. width: 0.040 m, max pres. thickness: 0.022 m Fragment E: Max. pres. height: 0.060 m, max. pres. width: 0.057 m, max. pres. thickness: 0.021 m
Condition Fragment A: Surfaces are pitted, worn, and encrusted. All edges are ancient breaks. Fragment B: Surfaces are pitted, worn and encrusted. There are no finished edges. Fragment C: Surfaces are pitted, worn, and encrusted. Piece is comprised of 3 fragments joined during conservation. Fragment C is also joined to fragments D & E with unpainted fills. Fragment D: Surfaces are pitted, worn, and encrusted. Piece is joined to fragments C & E Fragment E: Surfaces are pitted, worn, and encrusted. Piece is joined to fragments C & D
Fabric Description Terracotta
Munsell Color 5YR 5/6 yellowish red
Description Fragment A: Architectural terracotta preserves one decorated side with a curved, top edge. The decoration is comprised of a palmette design on a raised background. There is an impression in the center of the palmette that causes a projection on the back of the fragment. The back of the fragment is flat except for where the top edge projects out slightly over the front. Fragment B: Architectural terracotta fragment preserves portions of the palmette design on a raised background. The back is flat and undecorated. Fragment C: Architectural terracotta preserves portions of the top finished edge, finished back, and part of an impressed palmette decoration on a raised background. Fragment D: Architectural terracotta preserves a finished back and a portion of an impressed palmette on a raised background. Fragment E: Architectural terracotta preserves a finished back, finished top edge, and a portion of an impressed palmette on a raised background.
Legacy Database Artifact ID 20165065
Year Excavated 2016
Year Cataloged 2016
Page 241
Depth Notes aSL B: 303.94 aSL C: 304.33 aSL D: 303.86 aSL E: 304.2 aSL
General Notes B: 15.28W, 1.96S C: 16.73W, 4.26S D: 15.15W, 4.27S E: 17.4W, 3.9S
Descriptive Variable Value(s)
Object Coordinate Notes aSL
Local Grid (X) (Note)
  • 19W
  • 1.56A
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Consists of
[Standard: CIDOC-CRM]
Has type
[Standard: CIDOC-CRM]
architecture
[Standard: British Museum Thesaurus]
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Cara L. Polsini. "VdM 20165065 from Italy/Vescovado di Murlo/Upper Vescovado/Vescovado 11/2016, ID:718/Locus 7". (2017) In Murlo. Anthony Tuck (Ed.) . Released: 2017-10-04. Open Context. <http://opencontext.org/subjects/475e1cf0-2d9b-438d-b0de-1c1c8ca56865>

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