Revetment plaque from Acquarossa

Revetment plaque from Acquarossa

Date ca. 575-550 BCE

Movement Etruscan

Medium Painted terra cotta

Height 8.3″

Housed at Museo Archaeologico Nazionale, Viterbo


Revetments were used to cover and protect exposed beams. A banquet scene is depicted on one such example, which would have been brightly painted to enliven the building in which it was found.