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7841, Vulci

  • Record number: 7841
  • Site: Vulci
  • Position: Pediment slopes
  • Roof element: Raking simas
  • Remarks: Fragment of raking sima preserving left edge with part of figured frieze and scar of torus moulding below. Preserved are the 2 hind legs of a feline moving right, in relief, with its thin tail curving down behind the legs and finishing just above the advanced leg. To the left, along the finished side edge, is what appears to be the hoof of a bull, with red paint of the rounded bottom of the leg just above the hoof.
  • Bibliography: Moretti Sgubini 2003, p. 10, fig. 1.b; Scavo nello scavo 2004, p. 60, fig. 2; Moretti Sgubini & Ricciardi 2006, p. 103, fig. 10.8b; Winter 2009a, p. 337, 5.A.3.c
  • Publication record: Scavo nello scavo. Gli Etruschi non visti
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
    Ultime scoperte a Vulci
    Vulci: materiali architettonici di vecchi e nuovi scavi
  • Associated elements: 137268, 137269
  • Type of decoration: Feline moving right; bull?
  • Current Collection: Museo Archeologico: VO2.Acq/2226.1
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Condition: Preserves left side edge of frieze

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