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7539, Tuscania, Ara del Tufo, funerary sacellum

  • Record number: 7539
  • Site: Tuscania
  • Building or zone: Ara del Tufo, funerary sacellum
  • Position: Pediment right apex
  • Roof element: Raking simas
  • Remarks: Raking sima with figural relief of galloping armed riders to left. Fragment from right apex of slope with finished oblique edge, cutting 1st rider. Top edge of plaque and 2 concave tongues preserved. Burned.
  • Bibliography: Sgubini Moretti & Ricciardi 1993, p. 169, fig. 29, (Cavalieri al galoppo I,Tuscania B); Winter 2009a, pp. 244-245, 4.A.2.e; Moretti Sgubini & Ricciardi in Tetti di terracotta 2011, pp. 76-78; Winter in Tetti di terracotta 2011, pp. 296-297
  • Publication record: Le terrecotte architettoniche di Tuscania
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
    Tetti di terracotta: La decorazione architettonica fittile tra Etruria e Lazio in età arcaica. Atti delle giornate di studio, Sapienza-Università di Roma, 25 marzo e 25 ottobre 2010
  • Associated elements: From same roof as AdT 83/12, 80/241, 80/242
  • Type of decoration: Armed riders to left (Gallopping armed riders I)
  • Current Collection: Museo Archeologico: AdT 80/211
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 7.8
  • Width: 7.3
  • Clay: 2.5YR 5/6
  • Paint: No paint.
  • Thickness plaque: 3.3
  • Thickness including relief: 4

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