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5826, Tuscania, Ara del Tufo

  • Record number: 5826
  • Site: Tuscania
  • Building or zone: Ara del Tufo
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
  • Remarks: Figural relief revetment plaque of warrior mounting chariot to left. Medium/high relief, little inner detail. D shield 6.3, D wheel 5.4. Warrior wears greaves and carries spear. Tail of horse.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 19, no. I:3b; Gaultier 1990, p. 274, Pl. 53.3; Gaultier 1993, p. 188, no. 12; Winter 2009a, p. 268, 4.D.4.c, variant 2
  • Publication record: A propos de quelques éléments de décor architectural archaiques en terre cuite conserves au Musée du Louvre
    Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
    Terrecotte architettoniche arcaiche da Tuscania: le collezioni del Louvre e gli scavi recenti nella Ara del Tufo
  • Associated elements: Joins AdT 80/13-14 from Ara del Tufo at Tuscania
  • Type of decoration: Warrior mounting chariot to left (Departing warrior I)
  • Current Collection: Musée du Louvre: Cp 357
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 12.4
  • Width: 13.2
  • MPD: 2
  • Clay: 10R 4/6
  • Paint: No paint. Possible cream slip on surface.
  • Condition: Finished right edge and bottom.

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