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460, Caere

  • Record number: 460
  • Site: Caere
  • Position: Pediment slopes
  • Roof element: Acroteria
  • Comparanda: 16383, 16384; mirror images 16386, 16385, 16379, 16380. = Copenhagen, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek HIN 24 (H.167)
  • Remarks: One of 3 pairs of horse heads facing right, belonging with group of Amazon horse riders, with mirror images. D far horse 3.5, D near horse 2.6, W eye 1.7, Diam disk 2.1. Near horse black with red mane, far brown with black mane. On back, smooth, hollowed surface painted brown-red with top of rectangular bar with central vertical hole for attachment to roof.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, pp. 44-45, No. II:20c, Pl. 13:44 top right; Danner 1993a, pp. 102-103; Lulof 2008, pp. 204-209; Winter 2009a, pp. 480-481, 6.E.5.b
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Die Dekoration auf First und Giebelschrägen in der archaischen Baukunst Mittelitaliens. Author: Danner, P.. Journal and volume number: Deliciae Fictiles. Place of publication: Stockholm. Publication Date: 1993. Pages: 93-107
    Le amazzoni e i guerrieri di Vigna Marini-Vitalini. La ricostruzione di un frontone "straordinario". Author: Lulof, P.S.. Journal and volume number: Mediterranea 5. Place of publication: Pisa/Roma. Publication Date: 2008. Pages: 197-214
    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: 16378, 16389, 16391, 16377, 16376, 16393, 16388
  • Type of decoration: Horse heads facing right; Amazon riders
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 13.7
  • Width: 16.1
  • MPD: 6.7
  • Clay: 7.5YR 6/4
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