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3885, Tarquinia, Ara della Regina

  • Record number: 3885
  • Site: Tarquinia
  • Building or zone: Ara della Regina
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques, floral
  • Comparanda: Cosa
  • Remarks: Floral revetment plaque with naturalistic flower and foliage pattern, divided diagonally by crossing flat bands/X-pattern scrolling at ends. Crisp, sandpapery. H Ionic cymation 6. H fillet 0.9, D 2.6.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 72, no. III:3; Santuari d'Etruria 1985, pp. 74-75, 4.4.A.9
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Santuari d'Etruria. Author: Colonna, G. (ed.). Place of publication: Milano. Publication Date: 1985
  • Type of decoration: Flower and foliage pattern
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Archeologico Nazionale
  • Height: 27.2
  • Width: 23.9
  • Clay: 10YR 7/3
  • Paint: Red-orange 7.5R 4/8. Gold(?).
  • Height top fascia: 1.8
  • Depth top fascia: 6
  • Height main field: 17.6
  • Thickness plaque: 2.1
  • Thickness including relief: 2.8

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