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3786, Tarquinia, Ara della Regina

  • Record number: 3786
  • Site: Tarquinia
  • Building or zone: Ara della Regina
  • Roof element: Antefixes, full figure
  • Comparanda: Chiusi 2907, Palestrina 972, 973
  • Remarks: Full-figure antefix of winged female holding vase. Very large with rounded cover tile attached at bottom over deep scarring on plaque. Back of plaque has vertical striations. 2 scars from small struts at top. Non-penetrating holes in lower left and bottom of right forearm. H right shoulder- drapery at elbow 8.4. H elbow-fingers 14.4. H amphora 10.1. Th plaque at base 3.5. Moulded but with handmade details (necklace).
  • Bibliography: Romanelli 1948, 265:57, fig. 43b; Santuari d'Etruria 1985, p. 76, 4.4.A.24
  • Publication record: Santuari d'Etruria. Author: Colonna, G. (ed.). Place of publication: Milano. Publication Date: 1985
    Tarquinia. Scavi e ricerche nell'area della città. Author: Romanelli, P.. Journal and volume number: NSc. Publication Date: 1948. Pages: 193-270
  • Type of decoration: Winged female figure holding amphora
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Archeologico Nazionale
  • Mouldmade: yes & no
  • Height: 53.5
  • Width: 31.5
  • Clay: 7.5YR 7/4- 7/6
  • Paint: Light brown surface 10YR 8/3.
  • Height antefix base: 2.1
  • Inner H cover tile: 11.5
  • Outer H cover tile: 15
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