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522, Caere, Vigna Parrocchiale

  • Record number: 522
  • Site: Caere
  • Building or zone: Vigna Parrocchiale
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Tiles, eaves
  • Comparanda: Pyrgi, Temple B: Pyrgi 1970, p. 379 B4, Figs. 293-297 (same form, with different decoration)
  • Remarks: Flat tile with hanging curtain made in one piece. The soffit is decorated with red & black bands forming a hook meander against a cream ground. Hanging curtain is profiled and decorated with red & black bands and, on the outer surface, by a row of black swastikas & red squares; on the roll, a cream key pattern
  • Bibliography: Veio, Cerveteri, Vulci 2001, pp. 133-134, II.A.4.1; Guarino 2010, pp. 41-42, no. 110, fig. 26, pl. I.5
  • Publication record: Caere 5. Le terrecotte architettoniche a stampo da Vigna Parrocchiale (scavi 1983-1989). Author: Guarino, A.. Place of publication: Pisa/Roma. Publication Date: 2010
    Veio, Cerveteri, Vulci. Città d'Etruria a confronto. Catalogo della mostra, Roma, Museo Nazionale Etrusco. Author: Moretti Sgubini, A.M.. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 2001
  • Associated elements: 89.11; 88.64
  • Type of decoration: Painted hook meander/painted bands/swastikas/squares
  • Last Recorded Collection: C.N.R. storerooms at Banditaccia necropolis
  • Height: 18
  • Width: 52
  • Condition: 5 joining fragments
  • Concave strigil: yes
  • Decoration main field: Painted star & half-circles
  • Painted decoration only: yes
  • Concave: yes

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