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7205, Acquarossa, Zone B, Roof B:1

  • Record number: 7205
  • Site: Acquarossa
  • Building or zone: Zone B, Roof B:1
  • Position: Ridge
  • Roof element: Acroteria, cutout
  • Remarks: Ridge tile and cutout acroterion AR II of antithetic quadrupeds. H acroterion 53.3, Th 3.2-5.5. Recessed semicircular flange at back of ridge tile backer, H 14.5, W 24, Th tile 3.1. H below tile top 4.4, H above tile bottom 1.8. Plastic cordon, H 1 top, 1.5 back, W 2 top, 2.5 back. Solid, handmade. Triangular cutouts on bottom similar to antefixes, H 10, W 4.5. On lower central and left vertical struts, oblique depression probably from fingers in handling. Only plastic inner detail: channels on necks, alongside top of ears and central division at top.
  • Bibliography: Gli Etruschi. Nuove ricerche e scoperte 1972, p. 28, no. 30, Pl. VIII.a; Rystedt 1983, pp. 22-23, AR6, fig. 5, Pl. 1, pp. 61-62, fig. 33, pp. 81-83, 151-152; C. Wikander 1984, fig. 8, Reconstruction of Zone B, Roof 1 façade; Architettura etrusca nel Viterbese 1986, pp. 65, 77, No. 106, fig. 65, Pl. VII:2; Ö. Wikander 1986, p. 54, Kal B9, figs. 26, 30; Ö. Wikander 1993, pp. 88-89, 157; Danner 1993a, p. 94, fig. 3; Winter 2009a, p. 113, 2.E.7.a, fig. 2.20, Ill. 2.16
  • Publication record: Acquarossa 4: Early Etruscan akroteria from Acquarossa and Poggio Civitate (Murlo). Author: Rystedt, E.. Place of publication: Stockholm. Publication Date: 1983
    Acquarossa VI.1: The roof-tiles. Catalogue and architectural context. Author: Wikander, Ö.. Place of publication: Stockholm. Publication Date: 1986
    Architettura etrusca nel Viterbese. Ricerche svedesi a San Giovenale e Acquarossa 1956-1986. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1986
    Die Dekoration auf First und Giebelschrägen in der archaischen Baukunst Mittelitaliens. Author: Danner, P.. Journal and volume number: Deliciae Fictiles. Place of publication: Stockholm. Publication Date: 1993. Pages: 93-107
    Gli Etruschi. Nuove ricerche e scoperte. Author: Colonna, G. & C.E. Östenberg. Place of publication: Viterbo. Publication Date: 1972
    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 quadrupeds, cordon
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Archeologico
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 53.3
  • Width: 59
  • MPD: 103
  • Clay: Red-brown
  • Paint: Red paint on base, etc. and edges.
  • Thickness tile: 3.1
  • Height ridge tile: 21.5
  • Width ridge tile: 35-33
  • Depth ridge tile: 99
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