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5824, Tuscania

  • Record number: 5824
  • Site: Tuscania
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
  • Remarks: Relief revetment plaque of banquet scene. Low relief. Above, part of 2 concave tongues. Figured frieze preserves reclining bearded man holding Ionic cup, wearing tunic and mantle, with long object in left hand (knife?). Couch with thin mattress. Below, table with 3 flat discs, H 5.2. Dog hindquarters and tail.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 19, no. I:3c; Gaultier 1990, p. 274, Pl. 53.1; Gaultier 1993, pp. 188-190, figs. 14, 16 (called Cp357); Winter 2009a, pp. 278-280, 4.D.6.e
  • Publication record: A propos de quelques éléments de décor architectural archaiques en terre cuite conserves au Musée du Louvre
    Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
    Terrecotte architettoniche arcaiche da Tuscania: le collezioni del Louvre e gli scavi recenti nella Ara del Tufo
  • Type of decoration: Banquet scene
  • Current Collection: Musée du Louvre: Cp 358 (S1077)
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 17.3
  • Width: 13.7
  • Clay: 2.5YR 4/6
  • Paint: Surface beige slip 10YR 7/3. No paint.
  • Thickness plaque: 2.2
  • Thickness including relief: 2.5

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