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5827

  • Record number: 5827
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
  • Remarks: Figural relief revetment plaque of unarmed riders to right. At top, part of concave strigil, ca. W 3, painted red-brown with narrow flat band at bottom. At left, possible muzzles of 2 horses to right, almost touching elbow of front figure. Very high relief, ca. 1.5 above background. Definitely 2 heads in pointed caps to right. In front of chest half of crescent-shaped object, possibly attached to Phrygian cap above. Torso faces to right. Below torso, possible quiver. All proveniences are unsubstantiated in Louvre, except for recent attributions to Tuscania.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 75, no. 5; Winter 2009a, p. 370, 5.D.3.e
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.. Author: Winter, N.A.. Journal and volume number: MAAR Suppl. 9. Place of publication: Ann Arbor. Publication Date: 2009
  • Type of decoration: Unarmed riders to right
  • Last Recorded Collection: Musée du Louvre
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 13.2
  • Width: 9.8
  • MPD: 2.1
  • Clay: 7.5YR 6/4
  • Paint: Red on strigils and skin 10R 4/6.

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