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3874, Tarquinia

  • Record number: 3874
  • Site: Tarquinia
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques, floral
  • Comparanda: Orvieto (sporadic finds No. II:9)
  • Remarks: Fragments of floral revetment plaques with concave tongues along top (D tongues, center 2.5, ridge 2.8). Floral field decorated with curving tendrils enclosing hanging palmettes, finishing above with loops and spirals between white upright, decomposed lotuses. S-spirals, Diam 7.2. D lower roll 3.2. Th plaque at field 2.7, + relief 3. Diam nail holes 1.6-1.9. Crack in mould has left relief line between nail holes.
  • Bibliography: Santuari d'Etruria 1985, p. 74, 4.4.A.7
  • 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: 38
  • Width: 26.8
  • Clay: 10YR 7/4
  • Height strigil: 7
  • Width strigil: 2.8-3.4
  • Concave strigil: yes
  • Height central fascia: 17.4
  • Decoration central fascia: Diagonal addorsed palmettes connected by long S-spirals
  • Height lower roll: 1.3
  • Height main field: 10.4
  • Decoration main field: Palmettes + lotuses
  • Thickness plaque: 2.3, 2.7
  • Thickness including relief: 3.2, 3
  • Mouldmade decoration: yes
  • Height strigil: 7
  • Width strigil: 2.8-3.4
  • Concave: yes
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