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3900, Tarquinia, Pian della Civita

  • Record number: 3900
  • Site: Tarquinia
  • Building or zone: Pian della Civita
  • Roof element: Disk acroteria?
  • Remarks: Larger floral antefix or disk acroterion of a moulded half-rosette or palmette with added clay packed around top to bond with missing cover tile backer. On back of flat plaque, 6 fingertip impressions 1.9 cm from outer edge, along inside of cover tile(?). On rounded top edge, H 2.7
  • Bibliography: Ciaghi 1993, p. 205, color pl. 2, fig. 5; Ciaghi 1999, pp. 11-12, 14, Pl. 7.1; Winter 2009a, p. 387, 5.E.5
  • Publication record: Appunti sulle terrecotte architettoniche dalla Cività di Tarquinia. Author: Ciaghi, S.. Journal and volume number: Deliciae Fictiles. Place of publication: Stockholm. Publication Date: 1993. Pages: 201-206
    Le terrecotte. Author: Ciaghi, S.. Journal and volume number: Tarchna. Scavi e ricerche a Tarquinia 2. Publication Date: 1999. Pages: 1-41
    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
  • Type of decoration: Half-rosette/palmette
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museum Excavation Storerooms
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 6.8
  • Width: 11.2
  • MPD: 2.5/ 1.2
  • Clay: 10YR 7/3 + 5Y 7/3
  • Paint: 1st, 3rd rosette leaf painted black. 2 widely-spaced narrow vertical black stripes on rounded outer edge

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