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3832, Tarquinia, Near Romanelli Gate

  • Record number: 3832
  • Site: Tarquinia
  • Building or zone: Near Romanelli Gate
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques, floral
  • Remarks: 7 unnumbered fragments of revetment plaques with cavetto moulding decorated with convex strigils, possibly with a roll along their bottom edges, bordering the main frieze with painted floral designs of double anthemion; along bottom of frieze is horizontal white band above a painted guilloche border.
  • Bibliography: Massabò 1990, pp. 61ff, fig. 4; Cataldi 1993, p. 212, no. 29, fig. 16; Winter 2009a, p. 97, 2.D.4.b
  • Publication record: Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
    Tarquinia (Viterbo). Interventi e ricognizioni sul sito della cittĂ  antica
    Terrecotte arcaiche e tardo-arcaiche da Tarquinia
  • Type of decoration: Painted double anthemion and guilloche
  • Current Collection: Museo Archeologico Nazionale
  • Paint: White & black on red background
  • Painted decoration only: yes

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