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1888, Caere, Vigna Marini Vitalini

  • Record number: 1888
  • Site: Caere
  • Building or zone: Vigna Marini Vitalini
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
  • Remarks: Fragment of upper left corner of revetment plaque with cavetto profile, with curved back, and part of 3 concave tongues on front, alternately white/black/white on brown ground, with raised edges painted black; in interstices between tongue tops, inverted V painted black with white above and brown below. Non-penetrating nail holes at break. Probably top of figural revetment plaques. Second long piece with 2 joining fragments MPH 8.6, MPW 31, & finished right edge
  • Bibliography: Die Welt der Etrusker 1988, p. 156, B 6.1.3; Winter 2009a, p. 291, 4.D.8.g
  • Publication record: Die Welt der Etrusker: archäologische Denkmäler aus Museen der sozialistischen Länder. Author: Kunze, M., & V. Kästner (eds.). Place of publication: Berlin. Publication Date: 1988
    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: Concave tongues
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antikensammlung
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 9.4
  • Width: 11.4
  • MPD: 5.4
  • Clay: 5YR 6/6
  • Paint: White 10YR 8/3, red 2.5YR 4/4, brown 5YR 5/4, black
  • Condition: Fragment of cavetto; finished left edge
  • Height strigil: 7.5+
  • Width strigil: 4
  • Concave strigil: yes
  • Thickness plaque: 2.1
  • Height strigil: 7.5+
  • Width strigil: 4
  • Concave: yes
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