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3892, Tarquinia, Pian della Civita

  • Record number: 3892
  • Site: Tarquinia
  • Building or zone: Pian della Civita
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques, floral
  • Comparanda: Common type in South and Central Etruria, but also Campania and Magna Graecia.
  • Remarks: Fragment of floral revetment plaque with upright lotus and palmette. H central palmette leaf 3.8. Th top round border 0.5, D 2. Diam non-penetrating nail hole, 0.4, Diam penetrating nail hole 0.5.
  • Bibliography: Ciaghi 1986, 131, no. 405, fig. 152, p. 167; Ciaghi 1999, pp. 19-20, Pl. 12.2; Winter 2006c, pp. 130-131, fig. 5; Winter 2009a, pp. 499-500, 7.D.1, Ill. 7.2.2
  • Publication record: Le terrecotte
    Le terrecotte architettoniche arcaiche di Tarquinia: scambi e modelli
    Le terrecotte architettoniche e figurate/Elementi fittili di copertura
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
  • Type of decoration: Upright lotus and palmette
  • Current Collection: Museum Excavation Storerooms: 40/47
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 9.3
  • Width: 11.4
  • Clay: 5YR 5/6
  • Paint: Surface 5YR 6/6.
  • Thickness plaque: 2
  • Thickness including relief: 2.2
  • Mouldmade decoration: yes
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