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7834, Tuscania, Ara del Tufo, funerary sacellum

  • Record number: 7834
  • Site: Tuscania
  • Building or zone: Ara del Tufo, funerary sacellum
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
  • Remarks: Fragmentary figural revetment plaque with scene of warrior's departure to left, led by three warriors of which part of the second and third remain. The third warrior carries two spears and a shield (Diam 7.9) Heads of two horses
  • Bibliography: Sgubini Moretti & Ricciardi 1993, pp. 169-172, fig. 39 (Scena di partenza I, var. 2); Strandberg Olofsson 1993, p. 195, fig. 7; Winter 2009a, p. 268, 4.D.4.c, Ill. 4.8.3; 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
    Variation in mould-made reliefs. Author: Strandberg Olofsson, M.. Journal and volume number: Deliciae Fictiles. Place of publication: Stockholm. Publication Date: 1993. Pages: 193-200
  • Type of decoration: Departing warrior to left (Departing warrior I, variant 2)
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Archeologico
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 22.3
  • Width: 56
  • MPD: 6.3
  • Clay: Varies on different fragments, all with gray core
  • Paint: Red 7.5R 4/6 shield, near horse, chariot, vertical stripes on top fascia. Alternate strigils white/black/white/red White 10YR 8/3
  • Condition: Many joining fragments, with many lacunae
  • Height top fascia: 2.1
  • Depth top fascia: 6.3
  • Height strigil: 5.7
  • Width strigil: 2
  • Convex strigil: yes
  • Height main field: 14.6
  • Decoration main field: Departing warrior
  • Thickness plaque: 1.9
  • Thickness including relief: 2.7
  • Mouldmade decoration: yes
  • Height strigil: 5.7
  • Width strigil: 2
  • Convex: yes
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