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7257, Acquarossa, Zone F

  • Record number: 7257
  • Site: Acquarossa
  • Building or zone: Zone F
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
  • Comparanda: Axia (Castel d'Asso), Tuscania (different mould than Tuscania because no horizontal ridge below augur's skirt, between legs.
  • Remarks: Relief revetment plaque of Type A with figured frieze of Herakles & Cretan bull/chariot procession to right with winged horses. D convex strigils at top 5.3, at bottom 2. Frieze projecting from strigils. 6 nail holes, Diam 0.7. Diam shields 5.2. H Herakles head 2.7, with hair 3.7. No paint except on top fascia.
  • Bibliography: Gli Etruschi. Nuove ricerche e scoperte 1972, p. 49, no. 104, Pl. XI.a; Andrén 1974, pp. 6,10, Pl. XXIII.52; Strandberg Olofsson 1984, p. 91, pl. I.2; Case e palazzi d'Etruria 1985, p. 57, no. I:30, Type A; Winter 2009a, pp. 265-266, 4.D.4.b, ill. 4.8.2
  • Publication record: Acquarossa V.1: The head antefixes and relief plaques. A reconstruction of the terracotta decoration & its architectural setting. Author: Strandberg Olofsson, M.. Place of publication: Stockholm. Publication Date: 1984
    Case e palazzi d'Etruria. Author: Stopponi, S. (ed.). Place of publication: Milano. Publication Date: 1985
    Gli Etruschi. Nuove ricerche e scoperte. Author: Colonna, G. & C.E. Östenberg. Place of publication: Viterbo. Publication Date: 1972
    Osservazioni sulle terrecotte architettoniche etrusco-italiche. Author: Andrén, A.. Journal and volume number: OpRom 8. Publication Date: 1974. Pages: 1-16
    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
  • Associated elements: A1 - A68
  • Type of decoration: Herakles & Cretan bull/chariot procession to right
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Archeologico
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 20.9
  • Width: 59.5
  • MPD: 6.5
  • Clay: 7.5YR 6/4
  • Height top fascia: 1.7
  • Height strigil: 4.9
  • Width strigil: 1.3
  • Convex strigil: yes
  • Height main field: 13.8
  • Thickness plaque: 2.5
  • Thickness including relief: 2.9
  • Height strigil: 4.9
  • Width strigil: 1.3
  • Convex: yes
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