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1914, Caere

  • Record number: 1914
  • Site: Caere
  • Position: Pediment corner
  • Roof element: Acroterion base?
  • Comparanda: CNR eaves tile C.R. 82/156.B.3 (520-510 B.C.); Caere, S. Antonio 1339.7, 1339.4: Rizzo 2008, p. 111, figs. 32, 34
  • Remarks: Fragment of flat tile with painted soffit and finished right edge; on top at right side, scar of vertical element (W 4-4.5) which could be wall of acroterion base. Break at edge where plaque flares out along black line. On soffit, painted pattern with rosette of alternating red/black petals with white edges, radiating from concentric circles painted black/white/red/white/black. Alongside rosette, red surface forming 2 outward curling spirals with black dots along outer edge, flanking lotus flower. Restored with Y 2171B & TC 2037X as fig. 19:f in Andrén 1940, p. 28, No. II:7b
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 28, No. II:7b, fig. 19:f; Winter 2009a, p. 478, 6.E.4.b, pp. 488-489, 6.F.2.h, Ill. 6.24
  • 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: Y 2171B (TC 6681.26/2046X); CNR 85.144
  • Type of decoration: Painted rosette/painted spirals/waves with dots on outer edges/lotus
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antikensammlung
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 14.6
  • Width: 19.9
  • MPD: 3.1
  • Clay: 5YR 6/4
  • Paint: Cream 10YR 7/3, red 2.5YR 4/4, black
  • Condition: Single fragment
  • Thickness plaque: 3.1
  • Painted decoration only: yes
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