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3841, Tarquinia, Ara della Regina, Temple I

  • Record number: 3841
  • Site: Tarquinia
  • Building or zone: Ara della Regina, Temple I
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
  • Remarks: Fragment of figural revetment plaque with chariot procession to left preserving mid-sections of 2 figures in chariot. Finished right edge, Th 2.2.
  • Bibliography: Romanelli 1948, p. 261, no. 26; Cataldi 1993, p. 208, no. 9, fig. 3 left; Scavo nello scavo 2004, p. 83, no. I.e.23; Winter 2009a, p. 376, 5.D.5.e, fig. 5.31 left
  • Publication record: 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: Chariot procession to left
  • Current Collection: Museo Archeologico Nazionale: 4973
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 6.8
  • Width: 10.6
  • Paint: Cream ground 10YR 8/3. Red mantle over long cream garment with red horizontal stripes. Charioteer has short pants cream with red and black outlines, red skin. Red reins. Black horse tail (middle(?) horse), grey(?) tail on far horse and red tail on near horse. Black outline of chariot cart.
  • Thickness plaque: 2.6
  • Thickness including relief: 3
  • Mouldmade decoration: yes
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