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7548, Tuscania, Ara del Tufo, Funerary sacellum

  • Record number: 7548
  • Site: Tuscania
  • Building or zone: Ara del Tufo, Funerary sacellum
  • Position: Pediment right apex
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
  • Remarks: Figural revetment plaque of warrior's departure to left, variant 1. Shows 3 warriors in front of horses. Obliquely cut left edge indicates placement at apex of right slope. Well-preserved paint. Diam 2nd shield 7.3, 3rd shield 7.6. First warrior cut off. 1 nail hole. Bottom ridge H 0.3.
  • Bibliography: Sgubini Moretti & Ricciardi 1993, pp. 172-175, fig. 40; Winter 2009a, pp. 267-268, 4.D.4.c; 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: Departing warrior scene to left (Departing warrior I,1)
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Archeologico
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 25.5
  • Width: 26.3
  • MPD: 6
  • Paint: Cream slip, rims, greaves. Black outlines for spear heads, shields, greaves, helmet.
  • Height top fascia: 2
  • Height strigil: 5.2
  • Width strigil: 2
  • Convex strigil: yes
  • Height main field: 17.2
  • Thickness plaque: 2.2
  • Thickness including relief: 3
  • Soffit decoration type: Geometric pattern in red/black/white.
  • Height strigil: 5.2
  • Width strigil: 2
  • Convex: yes
  • Soffit decoration type: Geometric pattern in red/black/white.
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