7097, Acquarossa, Zone F, Roof F:2
- Record number: 7097
- Site: Acquarossa
- Building or zone: Zone F, Roof F:2
- Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
- Remarks: Revetment plaque of Type II A. Complete height. Small portion of flange to right. Bottom, upper, rounded right edges preserved. 4 nail holes preserved, Diam 0.4-0.6, probably bored from underside. Horizontal element at top has curved contour. Back and underside slipped and top of horizontal unslipped. Painted decoration: ca. 2.5 cm below upper edge, horizontal band, W ca 1, in curve towards flange, traces of a vertical band. Main motive: frieze of birds, facing right. 2 birds almost completely preserved. Between the birds, two slightly waving, almost vertical lines. Between the horizontal band and upper edge, slight traces of a possible thin tongue pattern with red strigils outlined in white.
- 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
Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
- Type of decoration: Birds/tongues(?)
- Current Collection: Museo Nazionale Archeologico: Rev F78 72-291 + 72-301 + 72-302 + 73-13 + 73-17 + 73-89
- Height: 19.8-20
- Clay: Light brown to brown
- Paint: Light red-brown slip covered with red to dark red paint. White-on-red decoration
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