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4286, Caere, Vigna Marini Vitalini

  • Record number: 4286
  • Site: Caere
  • Building or zone: Vigna Marini Vitalini
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
  • Comparanda: Copenhagen, Ny Carlsberg: Wiegand, GNC p. 30, No. XIb, Pl. 177:3; Poulsen, HM, H.174, British Museum, Walters 1903, B 626 (1, 4, 6, 9, 11, 19)
  • Remarks: 2nd plaque of figural revetment plaque showing chariot, charioteer and parabata/warrior. This fragment preserves finished left edge, head of warrior wearing brown helmet without crest (no space), same costume as on other examples of plaque, different colors. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd horses in relief, 4th painted only. H horse 13.3. H chariot 9.8, Diam wheel 5.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 17, no. I:1d, Pl. 4:7; Andrén 1974, pp. 4-5, fig. 21, Pl. VIII; Melis 1986, Group A2; Die Welt der Etrusker 1988, pp. 157-8, B 6.1.5, color plate on p. 163, top left; Winter 2009a, p. 290, 4.D.8.g
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Considerazioni e ricerche antiquarie su un gruppo di lastre fittili ceretani. Author: Melis, F.. Journal and volume number: Italian Iron Age artefacts in the British Museum. Place of publication: London. Publication Date: 1986. Pages: 159-169
    Die Welt der Etrusker: archäologische Denkmäler aus Museen der sozialistischen Länder. Author: Kunze, M., & V. Kästner (eds.). Place of publication: Berlin. Publication Date: 1988
    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
  • Associated elements: All TC 6681.6 entries
  • Type of decoration: Chariot, charioteer and parabata/warrior
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antikensammlung
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 25
  • Width: 24.5
  • MPD: 4
  • Paint: Red/white vertical segments, black-gray hem panels on costume. Charioteer tunic white. Chariot black, reins red. Near horse black with white musculature and incision. 2nd horse white. 3rd horse red. 4th horse brown (painted only0.
  • Height main field: 21
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