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7532, Tuscania, Ara del Tufo

  • Record number: 7532
  • Site: Tuscania
  • Building or zone: Ara del Tufo
  • Roof element: Tiles, eaves
  • Comparanda: Caeretan plaque 530-500 B.C.: BdA 35-36 (1986) 15, Pl. I:a
  • Remarks: Eaves tile with painted star-flower on soffit. Raised side edge continues to front of tile.
  • Bibliography: Sgubini Moretti & Ricciardi 1993, p. 175, fig. 43; Winter 2009a, p. 503, 7.F.1.a; ; Moretti Sgubini & Ricciardi in Tetti di terracotta 2011, pp. 76-78
  • 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: Painted star-flower
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Archeologico
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Width: 28.5
  • MPD: 26.5
  • Clay: 2.5YR 6/8
  • Paint: Cream slip on soffit 10YR 8/3. Red 10R 5/4-4/4. Top surface 5YR 6/4.
  • D soffit decoration: 17.1
  • Soffit decoration type: Star flower in red, black, on white ground.
  • Thickness tile: 2.5
  • Inner H raised side edge: 2.6
  • Outer H raised side edge: 5
  • Width raised side edge: 3.5-3
  • Depth soffit decoration: 17.1
  • Soffit decoration type: Star flower in red, black, on white ground.
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