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3973, Arezzo, Via Roma

  • Record number: 3973
  • Site: Arezzo
  • Building or zone: Via Roma
  • Roof element: Acroteria, animal statues
  • Remarks: Corner piece with lateral acroterion of winged creature (Th plaque 1). Tail & wing mounted on corner piece with flat fascia below on both faces, painted with meander with incised guidelines. Fascia widens in H from corner in both directions: H 3-6, 3-4.5, D 3. Inside smoothed, curving. Above tail to right is wing with painted feathers. Wing has 2 layers of feathers, upper (H 4.7) painted white with alternating red/black central line, lower layer H 6 (side)-7.5 (corner).
  • Bibliography: Bocci Pacini 1975, p. 62, Pl. 11c; Danner 1993a, p. 102 attached to sima; Opgenhaffen 2011, p. 58, Type 2, fig. 10:g
  • Publication record: Appunti su Arezzo arcaica. Author: Bocci Pacini, P.. Journal and volume number: StEtr 43. Publication Date: 1975
    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
    Sirens on the roof: Identification of terracotta bird-women in Central Italy. Author: Opgenhaffen, L.. Journal and volume number: Deliciae Fictiles IV. Place of publication: Oxford. Publication Date: 2011. Pages: 50-61
  • Type of decoration: Siren
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Archeologico
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 17.4
  • Width: 24.3
  • MPD: 11.5
  • Clay: 5YR 6/6
  • Paint: Black ground on curving plaque beside wing.

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