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3851, Tarquinia, Ara della Regina

  • Record number: 3851
  • Site: Tarquinia
  • Building or zone: Ara della Regina
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
  • Remarks: Fragment of figural revetment plaque with departing warrior scene(?) to right showing upper part of helmeted and bearded charioteer. Scar from strigil above. Roll at top of frieze, H 0.7, D 2.
  • Bibliography: Romanelli 1948, p. 260, no. 14; Cataldi 1993, p. 210, no. 19, fig. 6 right; Scavo nello scavo 2004, p. 83, no. I.e.21; Winter 2006c, p.129; Winter 2009a, p. 284, 4.D.8.b, fig. 4.27
  • Publication record: Le terrecotte architettoniche arcaiche di Tarquinia: scambi e modelli
    Scavo nello scavo. Gli Etruschi non visti
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
    Tarquinia. Scavi e ricerche nell'area della città
    Terrecotte arcaiche e tardo-arcaiche da Tarquinia
  • Type of decoration: Departing warrior scene(?) to right
  • Current Collection: Museo Archeologico Nazionale: 2727
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 10.5
  • Width: 9.4
  • Clay: 7.5YR 6/6
  • Paint: Cream strigil. Cream slip 10YR 7/4. Red-purple 5R 4/4.
  • Width strigil: 3
  • Concave strigil: yes
  • Thickness plaque: 1.9
  • Thickness including relief: 2.4
  • Mouldmade decoration: yes
  • Width strigil: 3
  • Concave: yes
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