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3864, Tarquinia, Ara della Regina I

  • Record number: 3864
  • Site: Tarquinia
  • Building or zone: Ara della Regina I
  • Roof element: Columen/mutulus plaque
  • Remarks: Columen plaque with a pair of winged horses to left, with half-open mouths, short hair, harnessed to biga (only pole remains). H plaque at right 104.3, Th 3.7. H bottom border 4, D 5.8-9. Rounded projection for 2 near hooves. H horse 113, W 23 haunch-rump. Both horses gelded. H head 26.5, W 10.8. Right torso and mane 70, H torso 21.5, H wing 46.6, tip is missing. RH legs 42.6. 4 struts from near legs and forelegs to plaque wall and 2 from wing to wall. Left edge equals finished contour of far horse. Foreleg overlaps side border. Tails knotted near top.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 72; Torelli 1968, p. 470; Sprenger & Bartoloni 1983, Pl. 211, p. 139; La civiltà degli Etruschi 1985, 16.2; Santuari d'Etruria 1985, p. 73, 4.4.4.A.1; Bagnasco Gianni 2009; Emiliozzi 2009; Bagnasco Gianni 2011
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    I cavalli alati di Tarquinia. Una proposta di lettura. Author: Bagnasco Gianni, G.. Journal and volume number: L'Ara della Regina di Tarquinia: aree sacre. Place of publication: Milano. Publication Date: 2009. Pages: 93-139
    La biga con I Cavalli Alati di Tarquinia. Author: Emiliozzi, A.. Journal and volume number: L'Ara della Regina di Tarquinia: aree sacre. Place of publication: Milano. Publication Date: 2009. Pages: 141-152
    La civiltà degli Etruschi. Author: Cristofani, M.. Place of publication: Milano. Publication Date: 1985
    Santuari d'Etruria. Author: Colonna, G. (ed.). Place of publication: Milano. Publication Date: 1985
    The Etruscans: their history, art, and architecture. Author: Sprenger, M. & G. Bartoloni. Place of publication: New York. Publication Date: 1983
    The winged horses on the Ara della Regina Temple at Tarquinia. Author: Bagnasco Gianni, F.. Journal and volume number: Deliciae Fictiles IV. Place of publication: Oxford. Publication Date: 2011. Pages: 222-225
    Un nuovo attacco fra gli Elogia tarquinensia. Author: Torelli, M.. Journal and volume number: StEtr 36. Publication Date: 1968. Pages: 467-470
  • Associated elements: 4968, 3268(2), 3268, 4955, 28, 174, 177, 2733, 2740, 2726, 2744, 1474
  • Type of decoration: Winged horses to left, from biga
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Archeologico Nazionale
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 117
  • Width: 117
  • MPD: 46
  • Paint: Red bridle. Far horse red-brown 10R 5/6, including tail. Gold harness and wing 10YR 6/6. Near horse white 10YR 7/4. Ground black-brown. Chariot pole painted with oblique stripes red/white/black/white.
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