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3821, Tarquinia, Near Romanelli Gate

  • Record number: 3821
  • Site: Tarquinia
  • Building or zone: Near Romanelli Gate
  • Roof element: Raking simas
  • Comparanda: Of equal fabric and probably from same roof as painted raking simas are: 2544bis, 2678, 5025, 2705, 2648, 2797, 2542, 5033
  • Remarks: Raking sima soffit fragment with painted guilloche and buds. Has preserved undercut flange (Th 2.3) which suggests that is painted soffit of raking sima from the down-slope side of the sima.
  • Bibliography: Romanelli 1948, p. 235, no. 14; Cataldi 1993, p. 214, no. 34, fig. 24 top center; Scavo nello scavo 2004, pp. 79-80, no. I.e.12; Winter 2006c, p. 134, fig. 18
  • Publication record: Le terrecotte architettoniche arcaiche di Tarquinia: scambi e modelli
    Scavo nello scavo. Gli Etruschi non visti
    Tarquinia. Scavi e ricerche nell'area della città
    Terrecotte arcaiche e tardo-arcaiche da Tarquinia
  • Type of decoration: Painted guilloche and buds
  • Current Collection: Museo Archeologico Nazionale: 2678
  • Mouldmade: no
  • MPD: 15
  • Clay: Brown
  • Paint: Top painted beige. Guilloche bands red and black. Red horizontal band. Buds alternating red/black.
  • Th. tile backer: 4
  • Thickness tile: 4
  • Thickness tile backer: 4

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