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7568, Tuscania, Ara del Tufo, funerary sacellum

  • Record number: 7568
  • Site: Tuscania
  • Building or zone: Ara del Tufo, funerary sacellum
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
  • Comparanda: Equal to Acquarossa Plaque C
  • Remarks: Figural revetment plaque of banquet scene. Left edge and lower corner of plaque preserved. H couch end 6.7, H flutist 13.9. Recessed band along bottom, H 0.7, above which relief projects.
  • Bibliography: Sgubini Moretti & Ricciardi 1993, p. 166, fig. 11 left; Winter 2009a, pp. 278-279, 4.D.6.e; 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: Banquet
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Archeologico
  • Mouldmade: yes(?)
  • Height: 16
  • Width: 7.9
  • Clay: 2.5YR 5/4-5/6
  • Paint: Cream slip over entire front over which paint 10YR 8/3. Strigils alternating white/black/white/red. Black beards, moustache, hair, eye outline.
  • Thickness plaque: 2.5
  • Thickness including relief: 2.8

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