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1908, Caere

  • Record number: 1908
  • Site: Caere
  • Position: Pediment slopes
  • Roof element: Raking simas
  • Comparanda: Berlin TC 2112X of = type & TC 2065X; Y 2170 has similar palmette
  • Remarks: Fragment of flat vertical plaque of raking sima with painted decoration on front: wide painted band, above smudged star-flower of alternating lotus buds & 5-leaf palmette radiating from core of concentric circles. Thickness varies, widening towards bottom
  • Bibliography: Winter 2009a, p. 422, 6.A.2.j, Ill. 6.5.3
  • Publication record: 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 band/painted star-flower
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antikensammlung
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 14.8
  • Width: 11.2
  • MPD: 2.9-3.3
  • Clay: 5YR 6/6
  • Paint: Cream surface 10YR 6/3, red 10R 3/3?, brown 10YR 4/2, black
  • Condition: Single fragment with finished top edge
  • Thickness plaque: 2.9-3.3
  • Painted decoration only: yes
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