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7542, Tuscania, Ara del Tufo, Funerary sacellum

  • Record number: 7542
  • Site: Tuscania
  • Building or zone: Ara del Tufo, Funerary sacellum
  • Roof element: Raking simas
  • Remarks: Raking sima with figural relief of galloping armed riders to right. Finished right edge and bottom edge. On back, beginning of curve to tile backer. Diam shield 4.8. Right edge slightly tilted at top--attempt at optical correction as on fig. 33.
  • Bibliography: Sgubini Moretti & Ricciardi 1993, p. 169, fig. 32; Winter 2009a, p. 243, 4.A.2.b; Moretti Sgubini & Ricciardi in Tetti di terracotta 2011, pp. 76-78; Winter in Tetti di terracotta 2011, pp. 296-297
  • Publication record: Le terrecotte architettoniche di Tuscania. Author: Sgubini Moretti, A.M. & L. Ricciardi. Journal and volume number: Deliciae Fictiles. Place of publication: Stockholm. Publication Date: 1993. Pages: 163-181
    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
    Tetti di terracotta: La decorazione architettonica fittile tra Etruria e Lazio in età arcaica. Atti delle giornate di studio, Sapienza-Università di Roma, 25 marzo e 25 ottobre 2010. Journal and volume number: Officina Etruscologia 5. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 2011
  • Type of decoration: Armed riders to right (Procession II)
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Archeologico
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 14.5
  • Width: 11.4
  • Clay: 2.5YR 5/6
  • Paint: Cream slip on 1st, 3rd strigils, ground, rim 10YR 7/4. Purple-red 7.5R 4/6. Black 4th strigil, horse, triangles on shield. Side and back surface 2.5YR 5/6.
  • Thickness plaque: 3.2
  • Thickness including relief: 4.5

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