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7523, Tuscania, Ara del Tufo

  • Record number: 7523
  • Site: Tuscania
  • Building or zone: Ara del Tufo
  • Position: Ridge
  • Roof element: Acroteria, cutout
  • Remarks: Ridge acroterion of cutout boar head to right. Th 3.3. Front and side edges painted; back plain, possibly mouth incision, unfinished. Bottom edge black.
  • Bibliography: Rystedt 1983, p. 156, n. 280, fig. 114 left; Sgubini Moretti 1986; Danner 1993a, p. 99, n. 71, longitudinal position; Winter 2009a, p. 106, 2.E.3.a, fig. 2.17, Ill. 2.13.2; ; Moretti Sgubini & Ricciardi in Tetti di terracotta 2011, p. 78; Winter in Tetti di terracotta 2011, pp. 296-297
  • Publication record: Acquarossa 4: Early Etruscan akroteria from Acquarossa and Poggio Civitate (Murlo)
    Confronti nell'architettura funeraria rupestre: qualche esempio
    Die Dekoration auf First und Giebelschrägen in der archaischen Baukunst Mittelitaliens
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
    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
  • Associated elements: AdT 80/237, AdT 80/208, AdT 80/90
  • Type of decoration: Boar's head
  • Current Collection: Museo Archeologico: AdT 80/132
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 8.7
  • Width: 12.5
  • Clay: 5YR 5/6
  • Paint: Dark red front 10R 3/3. black lines and eye(?), side edges, tusk.
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