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7274, Acquarossa, Zone G, Roof G:1

  • Record number: 7274
  • Site: Acquarossa
  • Building or zone: Zone G, Roof G:1
  • Roof element: Tiles, cover
  • Comparanda: Ny Carlsberg H178-H179 Cover tile with panther protome
  • Remarks: Cover tile with griffin protome. Griffin head MPH 14.4, MPW 9.5, Diam mouth opening 1.9, Diam neck 9.5. Cover tile H front inner 6.3, front outer 7.5, back inner 4.5, back outer 6. W front inner 13, front outer 15.8, back outer 13.5. Cover tile opening at neck Diam 7.4. Neck begins 3.7 from cover tile front edge.
  • Bibliography: Gli Etruschi. Nuove ricerche e scoperte 1972, p. 29, no. 53, Pl. VIII.b; Ö. Wikander 1986, p. 170, figs. 92, 94, Imb G13; Winter 2009a, pp. 117-118, 2.E.9
  • Publication record: Acquarossa VI.1: The roof-tiles. Catalogue and architectural context. Author: Wikander, Ö.. Place of publication: Stockholm. Publication Date: 1986
    Gli Etruschi. Nuove ricerche e scoperte. Author: Colonna, G. & C.E. Östenberg. Place of publication: Viterbo. Publication Date: 1972
    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: Griffin protome
  • Last Recorded Collection: Excavation storerooms in Palazzo S. Pietro
  • Height: 22.5
  • MPD: 31.2
  • Clay: 2.5YR 4/6
  • Paint: Red paint on entire surface 10R 4/6.
  • Inner H cover tile: 6.3/4.5
  • Outer H cover tile: 7.5/6
  • Inner W cover tile: 13
  • Outer W cover tile: 15.8/13.5
  • Thickness tile: 1.2
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