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7138, Acquarossa, Sporadic; Roof Sp:1?

  • Record number: 7138
  • Site: Acquarossa
  • Building or zone: Sporadic; Roof Sp:1?
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques
  • Remarks: Fragment of revetment plaque of Type II A. Preserved fragment of vertical plaque with small portion of horizontal element. Complete height. Bottom and upper finished edges. Painted decoration: painted cordon of intertwining lines along bottom edge; above and below this, horizontal lines. Main motif: a feline (lion?) facing right. Hindquarters missing. Protruding tongue, long claws. On back, a small curving ornament. Row of dots along neck. Under the belly, a rosette, a circle surrounded by dots and with dots inside. In front of the animal, hind leg of another, with claws. Horizontal line along upper edge. Traces of white paint on top of horizontal.
  • Bibliography: CÖ. Wikander 1981, p. 155, figs. 93, 95 Sporadic, Sp29; Architettura etrusca nel Viterbese 1986, pp. 64, 77, No. 103, fig. 63, Rev Sp29; Winter 2009a, pp. 89-92, 2.D.1.a
  • Publication record: Acquarossa I.1: The painted architectural terracottas. Catalogue and architectural context. Author: Wikander, C.. Place of publication: Stockholm. Publication Date: 1981
    Architettura etrusca nel Viterbese. Ricerche svedesi a San Giovenale e Acquarossa 1956-1986. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1986
    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: Painted lion to right
  • Last Recorded Collection: Excavation storerooms in Palazzo S. Pietro
  • Height: 17.6
  • Width: 22.9
  • Clay: Brown/gray-brown
  • Paint: Slip covered with dark red paint. White-on-red decoration
  • Thickness plaque: 2.3/2

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