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7293, Tarquinia, Ara della Regina, temple preceding Temple I(?)

  • Record number: 7293
  • Site: Tarquinia
  • Building or zone: Ara della Regina, temple preceding Temple I(?)
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
  • Remarks: Fragment preserves the lower leg of a warrior, in profile facing right, who is mounting a chariot, of which part of the wheel and platform are visible. The warrior wears a greave but is barefoot. The decoration is in low relief, above a slightly projecting, narrow bottom border
  • Bibliography: Bonghi Jovino 1994b, pp. 466-469, fig. 7; Bonghi Jovino 1997, p. 89, fig. 18; Winter 2009a, p. 284, 4.D.8.b; Chiesa in Tetti di terracotta 2011, p. 93, pl. III.a
  • Publication record: A proposito dei rapporti tra Sicilia, Magna Grecia e Etruria: la testimonianza archeologica dell'Ara della Regina di Tarquinia. Author: Bonghi Jovino, M.. Journal and volume number: AttiTaranto 33. Place of publication: Taranto. Publication Date: 1994. Pages: 449-485
    La phase archaïque de l’Ara della Regina à la lumière des recherches récentes. Author: Bonghi Jovino, M.. Journal and volume number: Les Etrusques. Les plus religieux des hommes. Place of publication: Paris. Publication Date: 1997. Pages: 69-95
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.. Author: Winter, N.A.. Journal and volume number: MAAR Suppl. 9. Place of publication: Ann Arbor. Publication Date: 2009
    Tetti di terracotta: La decorazione architettonica fittile tra Etruria e Lazio in età arcaica. Atti delle giornate di studio, Sapienza-Università di Roma, 25 marzo e 25 ottobre 2010. Journal and volume number: Officina Etruscologia 5. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 2011
  • Associated elements: A 35/11
  • Type of decoration: Departing warrior mounting chariot
  • Last Recorded Collection: Excavations storerooms
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 7.4
  • Width: 6
  • MPD: 2
  • Paint: Traces of red paint on the leg, the greave, and the chariot floor, and black on the wheel, painted over a cream ground
  • Condition: Lower left corner
  • Thickness plaque: 1.5
  • Thickness including relief: 2
  • Mouldmade decoration: yes

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