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1876, Caere, Vigna Marini Vitalini

  • Record number: 1876
  • Site: Caere
  • Building or zone: Vigna Marini Vitalini
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
  • Remarks: Fragment of solid handmade relief with standing, frontal human figure (MPH 18) wearing thick garment, legs visible below. Left hand grasps edge of robe. Idol? To left, hand outstretched towards idol. To right, tail & hindlegs of bull. No nail hole
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 20, No. I:3f; Winter 2009a, pp. 451-452, 6.D.1.c, Ill. 6.14
  • 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
  • Associated elements: TC 6681.8 (7), TC 2020X
  • Type of decoration: Standing draped figure/tail & hindlegs of bull
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antikensammlung
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 20.5
  • Width: ca 12
  • MPD: 5.2
  • Clay: 5YR 6/6
  • Paint: Greenish cream/gray ground 2.5Y 5/2. Cream 2.5Y 7/4 robe. light brown 7.5YR 5/4 skin on idol. Red 10R 4/4 tail (with wavy black lines) & painted hand to left of idol
  • Condition: Broken on all sides. Missing frontal face of human figure
  • Thickness plaque: 2.2
  • Thickness including relief: 5.2
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