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3812, Tarquinia

  • Record number: 3812
  • Site: Tarquinia
  • Roof element: Raking simas
  • Comparanda: Database ID 3818
  • Remarks: Raking sima with relief figured frieze of armed riders to left. Ionicizing style. D strigils top 7.2, bottom ridge 4, bottom center 2.9. High relief. L left horse torso 18.4. D base from frieze ground 1.3. Nail hole with raised boss on tile 14 behind vertical plaque. Diam nail hole 1.3, Diam boss 4.5. Sequestered piece, exact findspot not certain, but said to come from city area south of Ara della Regina.
  • Bibliography: Gli Etruschi. Nuove ricerche e scoperte 1972, p. 98 no. 190, pl. XXVIII.a; Cristofani 1981b, p. 196, pl. XIII.b-c; La civiltà degli Etruschi 1985, p. 267, no. 10.10; C. Wikander 1993, p. 90; Ö. Wikander 1994, p. 57, no. 45; Cataldi 1993, p. 212, no. 27, fig. 13; Scavo nello scavo 2004, pp. 86-87, no. I.e.33; Winter 2009a, p. 334, 5.A.2.a, fig. 5.5, Ill. 5.3.1
  • Publication record: Gli Etruschi. Nuove ricerche e scoperte. Author: Colonna, G. & C.E. Östenberg. Place of publication: Viterbo. Publication Date: 1972
    La civiltà degli Etruschi. Author: Cristofani, M.. Place of publication: Milano. Publication Date: 1985
    Riflessioni sulla decorazione architettonica di prima fase in Etruria e a Roma. Author: Cristofani, M.. Journal and volume number: Gli Etrusche e Roma. Atti dell'incontro. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1981. Pages: 189-198
    Scavo nello scavo. Gli Etruschi non visti. Author: Moretti Sgubini, A.M.. Place of publication: Viterbo. Publication Date: 2004
    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
    Terrecotte arcaiche e tardo-arcaiche da Tarquinia. Author: Cataldi, M.. Journal and volume number: Deliciae Fictiles. Place of publication: Stockholm. Publication Date: 1993. Pages: 207-220
    The Archaic Etruscan sima. Author: Wikander, Ö.. Journal and volume number: Murlo and the Etruscans, ed. R. De Puma & J. Small. Place of publication: Madison, WI. Publication Date: 1994. Pages: 47-63
    The decorative systems of the Archaic sima. Author: Wikander, C.. Journal and volume number: Deliciae Fictiles. Place of publication: Stockholm. Publication Date: 1993. Pages: 87-91
  • Type of decoration: Battle scene/armed riders to left
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Archeologico Nazionale
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 35.5
  • Width: 57.8
  • MPD: 29
  • Clay: 5YR 5/6
  • Paint: White slip on ground and base. Black on 7th strigil, left shield rim.
  • Height top fascia: 2.8
  • Depth top fascia: 7.9
  • Height strigil: 7
  • Width strigil: 4
  • Concave strigil: yes
  • Height main field: 20.6
  • Thickness plaque: 3.6
  • Thickness including relief: 7.4
  • Th. tile backer: 1.5
  • Height strigil: 7
  • Width strigil: 4
  • Concave: yes
  • Thickness tile backer: 1.5
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