Main SiteGandhara ConnectionsVase Corpus (CVA Online)

7217, Acquarossa, Zone G, Roof G:3

  • Record number: 7217
  • Site: Acquarossa
  • Building or zone: Zone G, Roof G:3
  • Roof element: Acroteria, cutout
  • Remarks: Cutout acroterion of antithetic animals and Gorgon/Gorgoneion(?). Finished edge, flat plaque with 1 side smoother, finished, with red paint over which white decoration. Back rough, pitted, but with white stripe near edge and wider white band similar but curved, in mid-piece. Side edge red band/white band. Th 2.9.
  • Bibliography: Rystedt 1983, p. 33, AR31, fig. 13, Pl. 8
  • Publication record: Acquarossa 4: Early Etruscan akroteria from Acquarossa and Poggio Civitate (Murlo). Author: Rystedt, E.. Place of publication: Stockholm. Publication Date: 1983
  • Type of decoration: Antithetic animals & Gorgon/Gorgoneion(?)
  • Last Recorded Collection: Excavation storerooms in Palazzo S. Pietro
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Clay: 2.5YR 4/6, 2.5YR 5/8 at break
  • Paint: Red surface paint 10R 4/6. Cream 10YR 8/3. White-on-red decoration

Link to this record using the address

Site map Copyright Accessibility Privacy statement Contact us
Gandhara Connections
Gandhara Connections on Facebook
Gandhara Connections on Twitter
Back to top