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3866, Tarquinia, Ara della Regina I

  • Record number: 3866
  • Site: Tarquinia
  • Building or zone: Ara della Regina I
  • Roof element: Tiles, eaves
  • Comparanda: Another example of same type(?) 342 has taenia decoration of wide red rectangles/wide cream rectangles with black crosses/black rectangles
  • Remarks: Complete eaves tile with painted zigzag pattern on soffit. Raised side edge begins 5 from front edge. On top, 2 tile stops 31.5 from front edge, attached to raised side edge. In center, raised boss around dowel hole, Diam 1.3. Another hole further back. Thick pieces of lead from curtain on reserved band behind painted hound's-tooth. Front half of tile soffit finished, smooth with cream paint, D 42, D painted decoration 29. D hound's-tooth 4.4, D reserved band 2.3, D zigzags 18.6, D red band 3.2. Front taenia H 3.5 may have alternating red/brown/cream squares(?).
  • Bibliography: Santuari d'Etruria 1985, p. 75, 4.4.A.14
  • Publication record: Santuari d'Etruria. Author: Colonna, G. (ed.). Place of publication: Milano. Publication Date: 1985
  • Associated elements: 4968, 3268(2), 3268, 4955, 28, 174, 177, 2733, 2740, 2726, 2744, 1474
  • Type of decoration: Zigzag
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Archeologico Nazionale
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Width: 58
  • MPD: 87
  • Clay: 10YR 7/3
  • Paint: Cream paint 10YR 8/3. Purple-red 5R 4/4. Brown-black 5YR 3/4(?).
  • Inner H raised side edge: 3.5
  • Outer H raised side edge: 7.1
  • Width raised side edge: 4.1-3.1
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