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3869, Tarquinia

  • Record number: 3869
  • Site: Tarquinia
  • Position: Pediment slopes
  • Roof element: Raking simas
  • Comparanda: Orvieto, Castiglion Fiorentino, etc.
  • Remarks: Floral raking sima with lily cups and roses growing obliquely and in alternating pairs from horizontal stalk in middle. Plaque ends immediately above flower pattern; in upper edge, holes for meniskoi with 1 in situ. On soffit painted border of palmettes. H plaque 21.8. H lily 7.3
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, pp. 70-71, II:6
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
  • Type of decoration: Lily cups & roses
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Archeologico Nazionale
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 21.8
  • Clay: 10YR 6/4
  • Paint: Black ground. Red roses and their stems, and band on soffit front 7.5R 4/6.
  • Thickness plaque: 2.8
  • Thickness including relief: 4.5
  • Mouldmade decoration: yes
  • Th. tile backer: 5
  • Soffit decoration type: Painted border of palmettes
  • Height floral element: 7.3
  • Thickness tile backer: 5
  • Soffit decoration type: Painted border of palmettes

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