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2631, Caere

  • Record number: 2631
  • Site: Caere
  • Position: Pediment right slope
  • Roof element: Raking simas
  • Remarks: Raking sima with painted meander on top fascia/cavetto with painted tongue pattern/double cross meander with rosettes and stars. 2 joining fragments with finished left side, no flange, therefore from right side of pediment. Broken through lower meander.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 27, no. II:3a, fig. 19c; Winter 2009a, p. 408, 6.A.1.c, Ill. 6.1.2
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    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
  • Type of decoration: Painted meander/tongue pattern/horizontal stripes/double cross meander with rosettes & stars
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antikensammlung
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 23.5
  • Width: 32.2
  • MPD: ca. 11.5
  • Clay: 5YR 6/6
  • Paint: Cream 10YR 8/3. Red 10R 4/4.
  • Condition: 2 joining fragments
  • Height top fascia: 3
  • Depth top fascia: 2.1
  • Height strigil: 9.8
  • Width strigil: 3.6red/4bl
  • Decoration main field: Painted swastika meander/rosettes/starflower
  • Thickness plaque: 2.2-2.3
  • Painted decoration only: yes
  • Height strigil: 9.8
  • Width strigil: 3.6red/4bl
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