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3858, Tarquinia, Near Romanelli Gate

  • Record number: 3858
  • Site: Tarquinia
  • Building or zone: Near Romanelli Gate
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
  • Remarks: Fragment of figural revetment plaque of bulls showing parts of 4 bulls moving to right. Between 3rd and 4th legs, twisted tail of right bull. Rolls at top and bottom, H 1-1.1, D 2.4-2.5. Large nail hole Diam 1.4. Finished right edge. Crisp mould.
  • Bibliography: Romanelli 1948, p. 227, no. 10, fig. 20; Andrén 1974, p. 10, Pl. 7:19; Cristofani 1981b, p. 194, Tav. 12c; Cataldi 1993, p. 210, no. 25, fig. 12 left; Scavo nello scavo 2004, pp. 77-78, no. I.e.9; Winter 2006c, p.130, fig. 2; Winter 2009a, pp. 285-286, 4.D.8.d, fig. 4.28 right, Ill. 4.11.2
  • Publication record: Le terrecotte architettoniche arcaiche di Tarquinia: scambi e modelli
    Osservazioni sulle terrecotte architettoniche etrusco-italiche
    Riflessioni sulla decorazione architettonica di prima fase in Etruria e a Roma
    Scavo nello scavo. Gli Etruschi non visti
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
    Tarquinia. Scavi e ricerche nell'area della città
    Terrecotte arcaiche e tardo-arcaiche da Tarquinia
  • Type of decoration: Bulls moving right
  • Current Collection: Museo Archeologico Nazionale: 2700
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 22.3
  • Width: 26.7
  • Clay: 5YR 6/6
  • Paint: White slip in crevices of front bull and eye of left bull
  • Thickness plaque: 1.9
  • Thickness including relief: 2.9
  • Mouldmade decoration: yes
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