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7838, Vulci

  • Record number: 7838
  • Site: Vulci
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
  • Remarks: Fragment of figural revetment plaque preserving the bottom of the figured frieze depicting 2 walking warriors moving to right. Part of three legs, the best preserved quite muscular, in front of another leg belonging to a figure walking slightly ahead. Between the first and second legs are the shafts of two spears. Along the bottom of the plaque a raised bottom border with a relief guilloche. Crisp mould
  • Bibliography: Moretti Sgubini 2003, p. 10, fig. 3; Scavo nello scavo 2004, p. 62, no. I.c.4; Moretti Sgubini & Ricciardi 2006, p. 103, fig. 10.7; Winter 2009a, p. 272, 4.D.5.a
  • 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: Procession of walking warriors to right
  • Current Collection: Museo Archeologico: 137267
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 12.3
  • Width: 9.3
  • MPD: 2
  • Clay: Dark reddish-brown
  • Condition: Preserves bottom edge; broken at sides and top

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