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7098, Acquarossa, Zone F, Roof F:2

  • Record number: 7098
  • Site: Acquarossa
  • Building or zone: Zone F, Roof F:2
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
  • Remarks: Fragment of revetment plaque Type II A vertical plaque with portion of horizontal element. Complete height. Bottom, upper finished edges. One nail hole partly preserved. Painted decoration: horizontal lines along bottom and upper edges. Main motif: freize of birds facing right. Tail of one bird, body, feet, tail and possibly head of another, very faint traces of possible third.
  • Bibliography: CÖ. Wikander 1981, p. 58, figs. 31, 38; Winter 2009a, pp. 89-92, 2.D.1.a
  • Publication record: Acquarossa I.1: The painted architectural terracottas. Catalogue and architectural context. Author: Wikander, C.. Place of publication: Stockholm. Publication Date: 1981
    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
  • Type of decoration: Birds
  • Last Recorded Collection: Excavation storerooms in Palazzo S. Pietro
  • Height: 18.7
  • Clay: Grey-brown
  • Paint: Grey-brown slip covered with dark red paint. White-on-red decoration

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