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7844, Tuscania, Bassetta-Poledrara

  • Record number: 7844
  • Site: Tuscania
  • Building or zone: Bassetta-Poledrara
  • Position: Pediment slopes
  • Roof element: Raking simas
  • Comparanda: Tarquinia raking sima from south of Ara della Regina, inv. 5064 (probably same mould)
  • Remarks: Fragment of raking sima with part of two armed riders moving left, in high relief. Preserved is the near horse's forequarters, the shield and scar of the leg of the near rider
  • Bibliography: A.M. Sgubini Moretti, "Per un Museo Archeologico Nazionale nel convento rinascimentale di Santa Maria del Riposo a Tuscania," in Archeologia nella Tuscia II, Roma 1985, p. 242, Pl. C:3; Scavo nello scavo 2004, p. 67, no. I.d.2; Winter 2009a, pp. 334-336, 5.A.2.a
  • Publication record: Scavo nello scavo. Gli Etruschi non visti. Author: Moretti Sgubini, A.M.. Place of publication: Viterbo. Publication Date: 2004
    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: Armed riders to left
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Archeologico
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 16.7
  • Width: 16.8
  • MPD: 6.5
  • Clay: Orange surface, with gray-brown core
  • Paint: Traces of red
  • Condition: Broken on all sides?

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