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7569, Tuscania, Ara del Tufo, funerary sacellum

  • Record number: 7569
  • Site: Tuscania
  • Building or zone: Ara del Tufo, funerary sacellum
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
  • Comparanda: Variants at Caere and Tarquinia, later at Roselle; Equal to Acquarossa Type C from same mould
  • Remarks: Fragments of figural revetment plaque of banquet scene. Concave, shallow strigils, 3 banqueteers, cauldron and servant to left. D strigil ridges 2.4, center 2.1. Diam nail hole 0.6. Crisp mould. H table 4.8. H cauldron stand 7.4. More fragments have now been added to inv. 55
  • Bibliography: Gli Etruschi. Nuove ricerche e scoperte 1972, p. 99, no. 191, pl. XXVII.a; Sgubini Moretti & Ricciardi 1993, p. 166, fig. 12 right; 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: Gli Etruschi. Nuove ricerche e scoperte. Author: Colonna, G. & C.E. Östenberg. Place of publication: Viterbo. Publication Date: 1972
    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: 19.3
  • Width: 23.8
  • Clay: 5YR 5/6
  • Paint: No paint.
  • Condition: Preserves lower part of strigils, entire frieze height, and right corner
  • Width strigil: 2.7
  • Height main field: 14.8
  • Thickness plaque: 2.2
  • Thickness including relief: 2.7
  • Width strigil: 2.7

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