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247, Caere

  • Record number: 247
  • Site: Caere
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
  • Remarks: Fairly high relief with 4 horses, nearer 2 with lowered heads, rear 2 raised, with all details of head painted except raised area of mane. Finished right edge. 2nd fragment of rear quadriga horse hindquarters with chariot pole, and various fragments of crowning moulding with concave tongues.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, pp.16-17, No. I:1c, Pl. 4:9; Poulsen 1966, p. 30; Andrén 1974, pp. 4-5, Pl. X, fig. 26; Winter 2009a, pp. 288-292, 4.D.8.g, Ill. 4.12.1; Christiansen & Winter 2010, pp. 122-123, no. 59
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Etruria I. Architectural terracottas and painted wall plaques, pinakes c. 625-200 BC.Catalogue, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. Author: Christiansen, J. & N.A. Winter. Place of publication: Copenhagen. Publication Date: 2010
    Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. Den Etruskiske Samling. Author: Poulsen, V.. Place of publication: Copenhagen. Publication Date: 1966
    Osservazioni sulle terrecotte architettoniche etrusco-italiche. Author: Andrén, A.. Journal and volume number: OpRom 8. Publication Date: 1974. Pages: 1-16
    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
    The Caprifico roof in its wider context. Author: Winter, N.A.. Journal and volume number: Il tempio arcaico di Caprifico di Torrecchia. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 2010. Pages: 113-122
  • Associated elements: HIN 29, HIN 30 (H. 174)
  • Type of decoration: Quadriga horses facing right
  • Last Recorded Collection: Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 20
  • Paint: White ground, brown and red-brown horses
  • Condition: 9 non-joining fragments

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