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7359, Caere

  • Record number: 7359
  • Site: Caere
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
  • Remarks: Fragments of figural relief revetment plaque of chariots to right. B 626.9 (2 fragments) preserves 2 figures in a chariot with reins and horse tails, and part of concave tongues/roll/fireze with reins. B 626.10 preserves feet, front legs and shoulders of horses. All paint exceeds relief lines.
  • Bibliography: Walters 1903, pp. 176-179, B 626; Andrén 1940, p. 16, no. I:1d, Pl. 4:8; Melis 1986, p. 161, Group A2, table 1, pl. 7; Winter 2009a, pp. 290-291, 4.D.8.g
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Catalog of terracottas in the British Museum. Author: Walters, H.B.. Place of publication: London. Publication Date: 1903
    Considerazioni e ricerche antiquarie su un gruppo di lastre fittili ceretani. Author: Melis, F.. Journal and volume number: Italian Iron Age artefacts in the British Museum. Place of publication: London. Publication Date: 1986. Pages: 159-169
    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: Departing warrior scene to right
  • Last Recorded Collection: British Museum
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Paint: Red 10R 3/6 4th and 8th strigil, roll, warrior's face, spear and hand, reins, rear horse legs, base fascia. Brown 5YR 5/4 charioteer's skin and tunic, 2nd horse, warrior's legs, chariot wheel, helmet. Cream 10YR 7/3 1st, 3rd, 5th, 7th, 9th strigils, ground, cuirass. Black 2nd, 6th, 10th strigils, strigil ridges, cross in circle on cuirass chest, charioteer hair, spear head, horse tail, front horse.
  • Soffit decoration type: Soffit has red and white oblique stripes, W 1.8.
  • Soffit decoration type: Soffit has red and white oblique stripes, W 1.8.

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