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7287, Tuscania, Ara del Tufo

  • Record number: 7287
  • Site: Tuscania
  • Building or zone: Ara del Tufo
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
  • Comparanda: Equal to Acquarossa Type C
  • Remarks: Revetment plaque with banquet scene. Exceptionally well-preserved paint. D strigils top 5.6, bottom 3. H left table 4.2, left couch 7.1.
  • Bibliography: Sgubini Moretti 1991, pp. 9-10, fig. 3; Winter 2009a, pp. 280-281, 4.D.6.f
  • Publication record: Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.. Author: Winter, N.A.. Journal and volume number: MAAR Suppl. 9. Place of publication: Ann Arbor. Publication Date: 2009
    Tuscania. Il Museo Archeologico. Author: Sgubini Moretti, A.M.. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1991
  • Type of decoration: Banquet scene
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Archeologico
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 20.4
  • Width: 58.8
  • Clay: 5YR 5/6(?)
  • Paint: Cream slip 10YR 8/3. Brown skin, tables, harps, kylikes, cauldron 5YR 5/6. Red cushions, blankets, mantle, bowl on left table, ground line below relief & right base of strigils 5R 3/4. Alternating strigils white/black/white/red. Black hair, beards, right dog, posts/legs of right couch, pitcher in cauldron, outline of left dog and couch legs, cross bar of left couch, kantharos handles on small cup on left table. Decoration on top fascia of thin band, wider band, thin band pattern alternating red and black on white background.
  • Height top fascia: 1.6
  • Depth top fascia: 6.2
  • Height strigil: 4.8
  • Width strigil: 2.3
  • Concave strigil: yes
  • Height main field: 14.2
  • Thickness plaque: 2.6
  • Thickness including relief: 3
  • Height strigil: 4.8
  • Width strigil: 2.3
  • Concave: yes
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