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2117, Rusellae, Valley below Roman forum

  • Record number: 2117
  • Site: Rusellae
  • Building or zone: Valley below Roman forum
  • Position: Pediment slopes
  • Roof element: Raking simas
  • Comparanda: Tarquinia 5064
  • Remarks: Raking sima with relief frieze with fallen figure (L 18.8) below horses of armed riders moving to left. H horses 16.9 Diam shield 6.5. Across top of piece 2 thin relief lines. L left horse torso 16.6. 2 other fragments also survive.
  • Bibliography: Laviosa 1965, p. 99, pl. 22; CÖ. Wikander 1993, p. 90, equal to Tarquinia raking sima; Cataldi 1993, p. 212, no. 5; Winter 2009a, pp. 334-336, 5.A.2.a; Rafanelli in Tetti di terracotta 2011, p. 44, fig. 7.a
  • Publication record: Rusellae. Relazione preliminare della quinta e della sesta campagna di scavo. Author: Laviosa, C.. Journal and volume number: StEtr 33. Publication Date: 1965. Pages: 49-108
    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
    Terrecotte arcaiche e tardo-arcaiche da Tarquinia. Author: Cataldi, M.. Journal and volume number: Deliciae Fictiles. Place of publication: Stockholm. Publication Date: 1993. Pages: 207-220
    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
    The decorative systems of the Archaic sima. Author: Wikander, C.. Journal and volume number: Deliciae Fictiles. Place of publication: Stockholm. Publication Date: 1993. Pages: 87-91
  • Associated elements: R.22, R.33, R.35853, R.517
  • Type of decoration: Armed riders to left; fallen figure on ground
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Archeologico della Maremma
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 24
  • Width: 28.5
  • MPD: 9.5
  • Clay: Orange
  • Paint: 2 horses front and back on cream ground. Thin relief lines painted brown/black.
  • Height main field: 19.4
  • Thickness plaque: 3.5
  • Thickness including relief: 6
  • Th. tile backer: 3
  • Thickness tile backer: 3

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