- Record number: 300
- Site: Velletri
- Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
- Comparanda: Velletri & Rome
- Remarks: On long-term loan from the Diocese of Copenhagen, originally gift to Bishop F. Münter from Prince Stefano Borgia. Fragment I.1: 2 horse forequarters to left = Velletri armed riders (MPH 1, MPW 9.9, Th plaque 1.7). I.2: relief cross meander with bird in square to right (MPH 6.5, MPW 9.7, Th 1.5). II: 3 horse heads to right from chariot procession (MPH 8.8, MPW 11, Th plaque 1.6). III: bottom edge with hind legs of biga horses, chariot pole, from chariot procession to left (MPH 10.8, MPW 7.6, Th plaque 1.7). IV.1: left lower corner with servant facing right & banquet couch (MPH 10.2, MPW 11.1, Th plaque 2.1-2.3). IV.2: Banqueter head to left (MPH 6.2, MPW 9.6, Th plaque 1.6). IV.3: banquet couch & bird below (MPH 9.7, MPW 12.5, Th plaque 1.9).
- Bibliography: Winter 2009a, pp. 356-367, 5.D.1.c, Ill. 5.10.1 (armed riders), 362-363, 5.D.2.a Ill. 5.13.1 (chariot procession to right), 363-364, 5.D.2.a, Ill. 5.13.2 (procession to left), 365-366, 5.D.2.e, Ill. 5.14.1 (banquet); Christiansen & Winter 2010, pp. 126-129, no. 61
- Publication record: Etruria I. Architectural terracottas and painted wall plaques, pinakes c. 625-200 BC.Catalogue, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
The Caprifico roof in its wider context
- Type of decoration: Armed riders to left, chariot processions to right, chariot procession to left, banquet
- Current Collection: Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
- Mouldmade: yes
- Clay: 7.5YR 6/4
- Paint: Traces of brown and red
- Condition: 7 non-joining fragments
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