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7250, Acquarossa, Zone G, Roof G:1

  • Record number: 7250
  • Site: Acquarossa
  • Building or zone: Zone G, Roof G:1
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
  • Remarks: Painted revetment plaque Type II B with painted upright fish. W side border 4.1, Th .9-1.8, H inner 2.5, outer 1.1. Shaded areas on Wikander drawing equal to white paint. Cordoned fluting on front edge, painted red. Warped, but appears not to have been pressed into a form, but handmade. Side border thickens at top.
  • Bibliography: CÖ. Wikander 1981, p. 110, figs. 62, 65, Rev G88; Architettura etrusca nel Viterbese 1986, pp. 64, 77, no. 99, fig. 62; Winter 2009a, p. 92, 2.D.1.b
  • Publication record: Acquarossa I.1: The painted architectural terracottas. Catalogue and architectural context
    Architettura etrusca nel Viterbese. Ricerche svedesi a San Giovenale e Acquarossa 1956-1986
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
  • Type of decoration: Upright fish, cordon
  • Current Collection: Museo Nazionale Archeologico: Rev G88 68-98 a-b + 68-100 + 68-349
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 20.4
  • Width: 16.8
  • MPD: 4.8
  • Clay: 2.5YR 4/4-4/6
  • Paint: Red surface 10R 4/6. Cream 10YR 7/3-7/4. White-on-red decoration
  • Thickness tile: 2

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