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5828, Tuscania

  • Record number: 5828
  • Site: Tuscania
  • Roof element: Raking simas
  • Comparanda: Tuscania AdT 80/244, 243, 245
  • Remarks: Relief raking sima of galloping armed riders to left. Small. At right, raised vertical band, W 2.8. Diam shield 4.8. Moderate;y high relief, but little detail. No curve to strigils. All proveniences are unsubstantiated in Louvre, except for recent attributions to Tuscania.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 74, no. 2, Pl. 24:85; Andrén 1974, p. 5, Pl. XVII, fig. 39; Gaultier 1990, p. 274, Pl. 53.2; Ö. Wikander 1994, p. 57, no. 49; Winter 2009a, pp. 244-245, 4.A.2.e
  • Publication record: A propos de quelques éléments de décor architectural archaiques en terre cuite conserves au Musée du Louvre. Author: Gaultier, F.. Journal and volume number: Die Welt der Etrusker 1990. Place of publication: Berlin. Publication Date: 1990. Pages: 271-276
    Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Osservazioni sulle terrecotte architettoniche etrusco-italiche. Author: Andrén, A.. Journal and volume number: OpRom 8. Publication Date: 1974. Pages: 1-16
    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
    The Archaic Etruscan sima. Author: Wikander, Ö.. Journal and volume number: Murlo and the Etruscans, ed. R. De Puma & J. Small. Place of publication: Madison, WI. Publication Date: 1994. Pages: 47-63
  • Type of decoration: Armed riders to left (Gallopping armed riders I)
  • Last Recorded Collection: Musée du Louvre
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 14.5
  • Width: 28.2
  • MPD: 3.3
  • Clay: 2.5YR 4/6(?)
  • Paint: Surface orange-red 2.5YR 4/6.
  • Condition: Right edge and full height preserved
  • Height strigil: 4.6
  • Width strigil: 2.7
  • Height main field: 9.5
  • Thickness plaque: 2.1
  • Th. tile backer: 2.5
  • Height strigil: 4.6
  • Width strigil: 2.7
  • Thickness tile backer: 2.5

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