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7535, Tuscania, Ara del Tufo, funerary sacellum

  • Record number: 7535
  • Site: Tuscania
  • Building or zone: Ara del Tufo, funerary sacellum
  • Roof element: Raking simas
  • Comparanda: Paris S 1079
  • Remarks: Raking sima with figural relief of armed riders to left (Procession I). Concave tongues, recessed from frieze. Crisp mould. On back bottom edge, beginning of curve to tile backer.
  • Bibliography: Sgubini Moretti & Ricciardi 1993, p. 169, fig.24, Cavalieri al passo I (Tuscania A); Winter 2009a, pp. 243-244, 4.A.2.d, fig. 4.3, Ill. 4.2.3; 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
  • Type of decoration: Armed riders to left (Procession I)
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Archeologico
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 12.5
  • Width: 29.6
  • Clay: 5YR 6/6
  • Paint: Cream slip 10YR 8/3 over which painted black strigils, 1st shield. Probably black outlines around helmet, horse head. Purple-red on 3rd, 7th strigils.
  • Thickness plaque: 2.9
  • Thickness including relief: 3.8
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