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7540, Tuscania, Ara del Tufo, funerary sacellum

  • Record number: 7540
  • Site: Tuscania
  • Building or zone: Ara del Tufo, funerary sacellum
  • Position: Right pedimental slope
  • Roof element: Raking simas
  • Remarks: Raking sima with figural relief of galloping armed riders to left. Finished left edge. Deeply concave tongues. Fairly high relief. Left strigil is half-strigil. Deep cavetto, curved also on back.
  • Bibliography: Sgubini Moretti & Ricciardi 1993, p. 169 (Cavalieri al galoppo I), fig. 30; 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. Author: Sgubini Moretti, A.M. & L. Ricciardi. Journal and volume number: Deliciae Fictiles. Place of publication: Stockholm. Publication Date: 1993. Pages: 163-181
    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
    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. Journal and volume number: Officina Etruscologia 5. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 2011
  • Associated elements: AdT 83/12, 80/241, 80/242
  • Type of decoration: Armed riders to left (Gallopping armed riders I)
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Archeologico
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 17.6
  • Width: 17.4
  • MPD: 7.4
  • Width strigil: 2.8
  • Concave strigil: yes
  • Height main field: 9.8
  • Decoration main field: Gallopping armed riders
  • Thickness plaque: 2.8
  • Thickness including relief: 4.2
  • Th. tile backer: 2.1
  • Width strigil: 2.8
  • Concave: yes
  • Thickness tile backer: 2.1

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