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4802

  • Record number: 4802
  • Roof element: Raking simas
  • Comparanda: Volterra 96770
  • Remarks: Figural raking sima with armed rider and standing warrior. Convex strigils at top have central vertical depressed channel painted red. W between strigils 1.5. D roll 4.8. RH plaque 30.5. Half torus at bottom, trimmed off, MPH 4.7, D 6.7 from plaque back but beginning of tile backer gives MPD 10. Probably originally had torus at bottom. Male rider in cuirass to left on horseback, no saddle. Horse head and rider's head missing, projecting above sima. Rider shown frontal above waist. To right standing warrior, MPH 42.8, seen from back, with drapery over extended left arm, right arm raised with hole in hand for attached spear. Cuirass elaborately painted. 2 raised ridges, W 3.6, down back of vertical plaque.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, pp. 503-504, no. I:23, Pl. 160:551
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
  • Type of decoration: Armed rider and standing warrior
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Archeologico
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 49.5
  • Width: 58.5
  • MPD: 12
  • Clay: 7.5YR 6/6(?)
  • Paint: Red skin. Cuirass painted. Greaves light brown with dark brown edges and decorated tip of helmet crest on back right shoulder. Black ground.
  • Height strigil: 9
  • Width strigil: 3.8
  • Height main field: 30.5
  • Thickness plaque: 2.5
  • Thickness including relief: 10.7
  • Height strigil: 9
  • Width strigil: 3.8
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