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464, Caere

  • Record number: 464
  • Site: Caere
  • Position: Pediment slopes
  • Roof element: Acroteria
  • Comparanda: Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek HIN 24 (H.167)
  • Remarks: Fragment of warrior rider acroterion base (H 4.7, D 4.6), painted red-brown, with hindlegs of white horse with red-brown hoofs (far) & black horse with brown hoofs (near), facing left, resting on ledge (D 2). Plaque (Th 2) below horses was open-work with volutes, with painted black ground.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 45, No. II:20d, Pl. 13:46 lower right; Danner 1993a, pp. 102-103; Lulof 2008, pp. 204-209, fig. 20; 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: 16386, 16379, 16380; mirror images 16381, 16383, 16384; 16378, 16389, 16391, 16377, 16376, 16393, 16388
  • Type of decoration: Horses facing left; volute; warrior rider
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 23.7
  • Width: 19.2
  • MPD: 5
  • Paint: White 10YR 8/2 red-brown 10R 4/6
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