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7528, Tuscania, Ara del Tufo

  • Record number: 7528
  • Site: Tuscania
  • Building or zone: Ara del Tufo
  • Roof element: Antefixes
  • Remarks: Antefix with floral shell frame. Preserves 2 palmettes in relief with cutout edges, round ball between tops, double volutes below. From lower right corner of antefix with end of volute from encircling band. On back, squared vertical ridge/ support. Diam ball 2.9. H double volutes 8.6, W 3.4. Ridge W 1.9, D 2.7-3.7. Th edge 2. Context: 500 B.C. to Hellenistic (from fill)
  • Bibliography: Sgubini Moretti & Ricciardi 1993, p. 166, fig. 10
  • Publication record: Le terrecotte architettoniche di Tuscania. Author: Sgubini Moretti, A.M. & L. Ricciardi. Journal and volume number: Deliciae Fictiles. Place of publication: Stockholm. Publication Date: 1993. Pages: 163-181
  • Type of decoration: Floral
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Archeologico
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 20.1
  • Width: 14.1
  • MPD: 5.6
  • Clay: 10YR 8/3
  • Paint: Cream slip 10YR 8/3. Red leaf centers and volute eyes, horizontal band, heart outlines 5R 4/4. Black heart center, volute and leaf outlines.
  • Height palmette: 9.3
  • Width palmette: 10.5
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