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3766, Tarquinia, Ara della Regina, Temple II

  • Record number: 3766
  • Site: Tarquinia
  • Building or zone: Ara della Regina, Temple II
  • Roof element: Columen/mutulus plaque
  • Comparanda: Probably from same roof as 2742
  • Remarks: Fragment from bottom of columen/mutulus plaque with part of plaque and projecting bottom border on which is bovine hoof facing left. Solid, handmade. Finished right edge, beveled towards back. Bottom border H 2.2 (detached from another element below(??)) decorated with upper row of black squares, central row and bottom stripe of red. Bottom border widens at hoof from D 3.6 to 4.6.
  • Bibliography: Cataldi 1993, p. 218, no. 48, fig. 46; Scavo nello scavo 2004, pp. 85-86, no. I.e.31
  • Publication record: Scavo nello scavo. Gli Etruschi non visti. Author: Moretti Sgubini, A.M.. Place of publication: Viterbo. Publication Date: 2004
    Terrecotte arcaiche e tardo-arcaiche da Tarquinia. Author: Cataldi, M.. Journal and volume number: Deliciae Fictiles. Place of publication: Stockholm. Publication Date: 1993. Pages: 207-220
  • Type of decoration: Bovine hoof: bull
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Archeologico Nazionale
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 9.3
  • Width: 14.3
  • MPD: 6.5
  • Clay: 2.5Y 7/4
  • Paint: Upper row on border of black squares, central row and bottom stripe of red. Hoof brown-black. Traces of red on leg(?).
  • Thickness plaque: 1.9
  • Thickness including relief: 6.5
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