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3881, Tarquinia, Ara della Regina

  • Record number: 3881
  • Site: Tarquinia
  • Building or zone: Ara della Regina
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques, floral
  • Remarks: Floral revetment plaque with strigils and pendent palmettes. D strigils top 7.1, bottom strigil center 2.9, ridges 3.2. 2nd and 3rd fragments preserve part of upper frieze and torus below, H 1.8. 1 fragment has part of 3 upright leaves of 7-leaf fleur-de-lis, circumscribed, with lotus leaf to left. Red diagonal band on roll and red ground above encircling flat band. Nail hole, Diam 0.8. 1 fragment has finished lower left corner with circumscribed pendent fleur-de-lis and lotus(?). 2 large pieces labeled 4951 with lower frieze which equals photo of 4955 but pendent, therefore smaller upper frieze with upright lotus and palmette/roll/large frieze with double anthemion, upper pendent and lower pendent.
  • Bibliography: Santuari d'Etruria 1985, p. 74, 4.4.A.5
  • Publication record: Santuari d'Etruria. Author: Colonna, G. (ed.). Place of publication: Milano. Publication Date: 1985
  • Type of decoration: Palmette & lotus
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Archeologico Nazionale
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 25.1
  • Width: 2.6
  • Clay: 10YR 7/3
  • Paint: White slip 5Y 8/1. Pink-red 7.5R 4/6.
  • Condition: Several non-joining fragments
  • Height top fascia: 1.5
  • Depth top fascia: 5.6
  • Height strigil: 11.5
  • Width strigil: 2.2-2.4
  • Concave strigil: yes
  • Height lower roll: 1.8
  • Decoration lower roll: 3.5
  • Height main field: 9.7
  • Thickness plaque: 2.9
  • Thickness including relief: 3.3
  • Mouldmade decoration: yes
  • Height palmette: 5.1
  • Width palmette: 7
  • Height strigil: 11.5
  • Width strigil: 2.2-2.4
  • Concave: yes
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