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7280, Acquarossa, Zone G, Roof G:1

  • Record number: 7280
  • Site: Acquarossa
  • Building or zone: Zone G, Roof G:1
  • Roof element: Tiles, eaves(?)
  • Remarks: Eaves(?) tile I decorated on soffit with painted horses to right and bird/deer. Painted on flat underside, in center of tile, with rough edges probably on all 4 sides, W ca. 2. White stripe, W ca. 1, borders field which is subdivided into 2 panels. Top one mostly preserved: horse to right with bird perched on tail. Bottom panel has horse head. At top side of painted panels, pan tile raised side border finishes short of tile upper edge. Back right corner has rounded side edge, cut before firing.
  • Bibliography: CÖ. Wikander 1981, p. 115, figs. 69, 70; Winter 2009a, p. 125, 2.F.1.c
  • Publication record: Acquarossa I.1: The painted architectural terracottas. Catalogue and architectural context. Author: Wikander, C.. Place of publication: Stockholm. Publication Date: 1981
    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: Horses to right and bird/deer
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Archeologico
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Paint: White-on-red decoration.

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