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5843, Tuscania

  • Record number: 5843
  • Site: Tuscania
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
  • Comparanda: Andrén 1940, p. 74, no. 3, Pl. 24:86
  • Remarks: Figural revetment plaque preserving charioteer. Convex strigils projecting slightly from plaque. Low relief. Very crude style. All proveniences are unsubstantiated in Louvre, except for recent attributions to Tuscania.
  • Bibliography: Gaultier 1990, p. 274, Pl. 53.6; Winter 2009a, pp. 262-263, 4.D.4.a
  • 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
    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
  • Type of decoration: Charioteer from departing warrior scene to right
  • Last Recorded Collection: Musée du Louvre
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 8.5
  • Width: 21.6
  • MPD: 2
  • Clay: 2.5YR 4/6
  • Paint: Surface 2.5YR 5/4. Possible brown on figure.
  • Width strigil: 1.8
  • Thickness plaque: 2
  • Width strigil: 1.8

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