Main SiteGandhara ConnectionsVase Corpus (CVA Online)

3765, Tarquinia, Ara della Regina, Temple II

  • Record number: 3765
  • Site: Tarquinia
  • Building or zone: Ara della Regina, Temple II
  • Roof element: Columen/mutulus plaque
  • Remarks: Columen/mutulus fragment preserving upper right edge of border with bearded snake's head projecting above border. Solid, handmade. H head 4, W 9.8, D 3.8. Thin layer of well-levigated brown clay on surface of snake head, over which paint. Nail hole at right break (Diam 1.2). Finished top edge, slanting down at back. Very high relief.
  • Bibliography: Romanelli 1948, p. 265, no. 53; Cataldi 1993, p. 218, no. 47, fig. 45; Scavo nello scavo 2004, p. 85, no. I.e.30
  • Publication record: Scavo nello scavo. Gli Etruschi non visti. Author: Moretti Sgubini, A.M.. Place of publication: Viterbo. Publication Date: 2004
    Tarquinia. Scavi e ricerche nell'area della città. Author: Romanelli, P.. Journal and volume number: NSc. Publication Date: 1948. Pages: 193-270
    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
  • Associated elements: 4978
  • Type of decoration: Bearded snake head
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Archeologico Nazionale
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 11.3
  • Width: 14.2
  • Clay: 10YR 8/2
  • Paint: Black plaque. Red on beard, mouth, nostrils 7.5R 4/6. Black spots on cheek, ground.
  • Thickness plaque: 2.1
  • Thickness including relief: 5.5
Image Image Image

Link to this record using the address

Site map Copyright Accessibility Privacy statement Contact us
Gandhara Connections
Gandhara Connections on Facebook
Gandhara Connections on Twitter
Back to top