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7839, Vulci

  • Record number: 7839
  • Site: Vulci
  • Position: Pediment slopes
  • Roof element: Raking simas
  • Comparanda: Moretti Sgubini 2003, p. 10, fig. 1.b-c; Moretti Sgubini 2004, p. 60, fig. 2. Tarquinia Museo Nazionale inv. 5005 (different mould)
  • Remarks: Fragment of figural raking sima preserving lower left corner with torus across bottom, below figured frieze depicting a feline moving to right, in relief, of which two hind paws are preserved, one in front of the other, with forward paw slightly higher than rear paw. Black ground behind feline. Torus painted with zigzag pattern in black/red
  • Bibliography: Moretti Sgubini 2003, p. 10, fig. 1.a; Scavo nello scavo 2004, p. 62, no. I.c.5; Moretti Sgubini & Ricciardi 2006, p. 103, fig. 10.8a; Winter 2009a, p. 337, 5.A.3.c
  • Publication record: Scavo nello scavo. Gli Etruschi non visti
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
    Ultime scoperte a Vulci
    Vulci: materiali architettonici di vecchi e nuovi scavi
  • Type of decoration: Feline moving right/painted zigzag
  • Current Collection: Museo Archeologico: 137268
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 11
  • Width: 14.7
  • MPD: 6
  • Clay: Yellowish
  • Paint: Black,red
  • Condition: Preserves lower left corner
  • Thickness plaque: 3.5

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