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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. Author: Moretti Sgubini, A.M.. Place of publication: Viterbo. Publication Date: 2004
    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
    Ultime scoperte a Vulci. Author: Moretti Sgubini, A.M.. Journal and volume number: AnnFaina 10. Place of publication: Orvieto. Publication Date: 2003. Pages: 9-53
    Vulci: materiali architettonici di vecchi e nuovi scavi. Author: Moretti Sgubini, A.M. & L. Ricciardi. Journal and volume number: Deliciae Fictiles III. Place of publication: Oxford. Publication Date: 2006. Pages: 103-115
  • Associated elements: 137268, 137269
  • Type of decoration: Feline moving right; bull?
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Archeologico
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Condition: Preserves left side edge of frieze

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