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3867, Tarquinia, Ara della Regina

  • Record number: 3867
  • Site: Tarquinia
  • Building or zone: Ara della Regina
  • Roof element: Hanging curtains
  • Remarks: Eaves tile curtain decorated with lotus and palmette. Several fragments representing 2 or 3 versions, one with less moulded detail, rounder forms, possible narrow round at top, part of channel for lead attachment. H 1st fragment, 12.6. Th plaque 2.7 +relief 3.1. Second fragment with more delicate modelling with thinner elements. H torus at top 1.5, D 3.4. Th plaque 2.5 + relief 3. Pointed central lotus leaf. Sandpapery fabric.
  • Bibliography: Santuari d'Etruria 1985, p. 75, 4.4.A.12
  • Publication record: Santuari d'Etruria. Author: Colonna, G. (ed.). Place of publication: Milano. Publication Date: 1985
  • Type of decoration: Palmette & lotus
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Archeologico Nazionale
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 13.5
  • Width: 12.5
  • Paint: On 1 fragment black ground, red on top of lotus leaf and ground between leaf tips, black soffit. On 2nd fragment, black ground, red calyx, torus at top.
  • Condition: 8 different fragments
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