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7621, Tivoli

  • Record number: 7621
  • Site: Tivoli
  • Roof element: Pedimental sculpture
  • Remarks: Pedimental sculpture of nude youth. Traces of incised pubes. Piece of background plaque with vertical edge to left. Scar of pubes. Vent holes through inner leg top crosswall. Plaque wider than plinth at right. Plaque front and side painted dark purple with white overpaint. Figure tilts forward with support wall between figure and plaque painted black. Hollow plinth with cross-walls, finished right side. Right hand bunched in drapery, resting on right buttock. Left leg crossed in front of right supporting leg.
  • Bibliography: Helbig4 I, pp. 584-585, no. 792; Andrén 1940, p. 372, no. II:5, Pl. 114:405; Pairault Massa 1992, pp. 181-184, fig. 176; Pairault-Massa 1993a, fig. 9 Young hero (Tiburnus?)
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Führer durch die öffentlichen Sammlungen klassischer Altertümer in Rome, Bd. 1-4. 4., völlig neu bearb. Aufl. Hrsg. Von H. Speier. Author: Helbig, W.. Place of publication: Tübingen. Publication Date: 1963-1972
    Iconologia e politica nell'Italia antica. Roma, Lazio, Etruria dal VII al I sec. a.C.. Author: Pairault Massa, F.-H.. Place of publication: Milano. Publication Date: 1992
  • Type of decoration: Nude youth
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Etrusco Gregoriano
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 86.5
  • Clay: buff
  • Paint: Traces of red on flesh and drapery. Plaque front and sides dark purple. Support wall painted black. Black plaque.

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