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6955, Acquarossa, Zone F, Roof F:7

  • Record number: 6955
  • Site: Acquarossa
  • Building or zone: Zone F, Roof F:7
  • Roof element: Acroteria, cutout
  • Remarks: Pelta-shaped cutout acroterion VII reserving volute. 4-sided strut painted red on all sides, tapering cream stripe on 1 edge. Th 2.8. Stratigraphic date of 600 B.C. for destruction layer including fragments.
  • Bibliography: Rystedt 1983, pp. 150 (for date), 27, fig. 8, Pl. 6; Winter 2009a, p. 110, 2.E.6.a
  • Publication record: Acquarossa 4: Early Etruscan akroteria from Acquarossa and Poggio Civitate (Murlo)
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
  • Type of decoration: Volute
  • Current Collection: Excavation storerooms in Palazzo S. Pietro: AR 16 74-160
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 3-3.8
  • Width: 7.1
  • Clay: 2.5YR 5/6
  • Paint: Red 10R 4/8.

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