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7543, Tuscania, Ara del Tufo, funerary sacellum

  • Record number: 7543
  • Site: Tuscania
  • Building or zone: Ara del Tufo, funerary sacellum
  • Position: Pediment left slope
  • Roof element: Raking simas
  • Remarks: Raking sima with figural relief of galloping armed riders to right. Oblique right edge equals attempt at optical correction. Preserves right edge; no flange, therefore from left slope. Diam shield 4.8.
  • Bibliography: Sgubini Moretti & Ricciardi 1993, p. 169, fig. 33 (Cavalieri al galoppo II); Winter 2009a, p. 243, 4.A.2.b; Moretti Sgubini & Ricciardi in Tetti di terracotta 2011, pp. 76-78; Winter in Tetti di terracotta 2011, pp. 296-297
  • Publication record: Le terrecotte architettoniche di Tuscania
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
    Tetti di terracotta: La decorazione architettonica fittile tra Etruria e Lazio in età arcaica. Atti delle giornate di studio, Sapienza-Università di Roma, 25 marzo e 25 ottobre 2010
  • Associated elements: From same roof as AdT 80/211, AdT 80/303 to left
  • Type of decoration: Armed riders to right (Procession II)
  • Current Collection: Museo Archeologico: AdT 83/12
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 13.1
  • Width: 24.3
  • MPD: 6.4
  • Width strigil: 2.7
  • Height main field: 9.4
  • Th. tile backer: 2.7
  • Width strigil: 2.7
  • Thickness tile backer: 2.7
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