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7242, Acquarossa, Zone F

  • Record number: 7242
  • Site: Acquarossa
  • Building or zone: Zone F
  • Roof element: Lateral simas
  • Remarks: Lateral sima Type II with right side of feline-head waterspout with head in high relief, curved, projecting curve below, mounted at left end of lateral sima section with tall side wall, H 13.3, Th 2 at top, Th 4 at bottom. H tile 3.5, L eye 2.4. D head 10.8 with finished back edge.
  • Bibliography: Architettura etrusca nel Viterbese 1986, pp. 63, 76, no. 79; Ö. Wikander 1986, p. 149, Sima F 92, figs. 76, 78, 88; Ö. Wikander 1993a, pp. 83-84, Type II, and pp. 150-151, fig. 58a, compared to felines on Corinthian and Etrusco-Corinthian vase painting; Ö. Wikander 1994, p. 51, no. 6; Winter 2009a, p. 78, 2.B.1.a
  • Publication record: Acquarossa VI.1: The roof-tiles. Catalogue and architectural context
    Acquarossa VI.2: The roof-tiles. Typology and technical features
    Architettura etrusca nel Viterbese. Ricerche svedesi a San Giovenale e Acquarossa 1956-1986
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
    The Archaic Etruscan sima
  • Type of decoration: Feline-head waterspout
  • Current Collection: Museo Nazionale Archeologico: Sima F92 69-190 + 71-3
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 16.5
  • Width: 9.2
  • MPD: 15.4
  • Clay: 5YR 6/6
  • Paint: Possible painted decoration on side wall: equal to corner of raking sima?
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