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7530, Tuscania, Ara del Tufo

  • Record number: 7530
  • Site: Tuscania
  • Building or zone: Ara del Tufo
  • Roof element: Tiles, eaves
  • Comparanda: Decoration with lozenges best known from Caeretan contexts (Pyrgi, eaves tile A:11, figs. 110-113; Nardi in Miscellanea ceretana 1989, p. 55, fig. 7)
  • Remarks: Fragments of eaves tiles. Preserves back of soffit decorated with rough surface beyond slipped surface. MPD red band 4. D white band 1.7. MPD rough back surface 5.5.
  • Bibliography: Sgubini Moretti & Ricciardi 1993, p. 175, fig. 42 (upper right fragments in picture except 279 which is not in published picture); Winter 2009a, p. 304, 4.F.4.b, fig. 4.35
  • Publication record: Le terrecotte architettoniche di Tuscania
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
  • Type of decoration: Lens-shaped bands
  • Current Collection: Museo Archeologico: AdT 80/275, 402, 401 + 279
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Width: 26
  • MPD: 18

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