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7212, Acquarossa, Zone G, House A, Roof G:3

  • Record number: 7212
  • Site: Acquarossa
  • Building or zone: Zone G, House A, Roof G:3
  • Position: Ridge
  • Roof element: Acroteria, cutout
  • Remarks: Cutout acroterion AR IX of antithetic animals and Gorgon/ Gorgoneion. Joiing fragments preserving neck and head of outermost left animal, turned backward toward right. Finished lower edge at snout.
  • Bibliography: Rystedt 1983, p. 29, AR 25, fig. 12, pls. 2-3; Case e palazzi d'Etruria 1985, p. 46, no. I:18; Architettura etrusca nel Viterbese 1986, pp. 66, 78, no. 109, figs. 68, 70; Winter 2009a, p. 112, 2.E.6.b
  • Publication record: Acquarossa 4: Early Etruscan akroteria from Acquarossa and Poggio Civitate (Murlo). Author: Rystedt, E.. Place of publication: Stockholm. Publication Date: 1983
    Architettura etrusca nel Viterbese. Ricerche svedesi a San Giovenale e Acquarossa 1956-1986. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1986
    Case e palazzi d'Etruria. Author: Stopponi, S. (ed.). Place of publication: Milano. Publication Date: 1985
    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
  • Type of decoration: Antithetic animals & Gorgon/ Gorgoneion
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Archeologico
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 29.3
  • Width: 28.5
  • Clay: 5YR 5/6
  • Paint: Traces of red on surface (especially channels) and edges 7.5R 4/6. White-on-red decoration, also on back
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