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7218, Acquarossa, Sporadic; Roof Sp:1

  • Record number: 7218
  • Site: Acquarossa
  • Building or zone: Sporadic; Roof Sp:1
  • Roof element: Acroteria, cutout
  • Remarks: Cutout pelta-shaped acroterion AR XIII, preserving left volute. Two finished curved edges, outer in wider arc. Decoration white-on-orange of 4 painted bands. Between outer 2, painted guilloche. Back rough but painted orange, as also edges. Th 2.8.
  • Bibliography: Rystedt 1983, p. 33, AR36, Pl. 6, fig. 14, pp. 61, 64, fig. 35; Winter 2009a, p. 110, 2.E.6.a
  • Publication record: Acquarossa 4: Early Etruscan akroteria from Acquarossa and Poggio Civitate (Murlo). Author: Rystedt, E.. Place of publication: Stockholm. Publication Date: 1983
    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: Volute, painted guilloche
  • Last Recorded Collection: Excavation storerooms in Palazzo S. Pietro
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 14
  • Width: 14.9
  • Clay: 2.5YR 5/8
  • Paint: Orange paint 2.5YR 5/8. Cream 10YR 8/3. White-on-red decoration

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