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7561, Tuscania, Ara del Tufo, funerary sacellum

  • Record number: 7561
  • Site: Tuscania
  • Building or zone: Ara del Tufo, funerary sacellum
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
  • Comparanda: Equal to Acquarossa Plaque B but with concave strigils
  • Remarks: Revetment plaque of Herakles and Nemean lion, warrior's departure to left. Fragment of right edge with warrior mounting chariot, part of 3 shallow, concave tongues. Nail hole .5. Diam shield 5.3.
  • Bibliography: Sgubini Moretti & Ricciardi 1993, p. 168, fig. 19; Winter 2009a, p. 277, 4.D.6.c, Ill. 4.10.2; 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: Herakles & Nemean lion/warrior's departure to left
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Archeologico
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 16.6
  • Width: 10.9
  • MPD: 2.5
  • Clay: 5YR 5/6
  • Width strigil: 2.4
  • Concave strigil: yes
  • Height main field: 13.7
  • Thickness plaque: 2.1
  • Thickness including relief: 2.7
  • Width strigil: 2.4
  • Concave: yes
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