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4709, Tarquinia

  • Record number: 4709
  • Site: Tarquinia
  • Roof element: Raking simas
  • Comparanda: Other examples in Tarquinia, Museo Nazionale
  • Remarks: Fragments of floral raking sima decorated with lily-cups and roses, growing obliquely and in alternating pairs from horizontal stalk in middle. Hole for meniskoi in top. L lily 7.6, + stamen 9.5, W 5.4. H bottom field 10.7. On back raised ridge/brace H 12, W 3.5.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, pp. 70-71, no. II:6a-c
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
  • Type of decoration: Lily-cups and roses
  • Current Collection: Museo Archeologico
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 21.5
  • Clay: 10YR 7/3
  • Paint: Blue ground, red buds, white lilies.
  • Thickness plaque: 2.7
  • Th. tile backer: 3.5
  • Soffit decoration type: Painted border of palmettes.
  • Thickness tile backer: 3.5
  • Soffit decoration type: Painted border of palmettes.
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