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609, Caere, Vigna Parrocchiale

  • Record number: 609
  • Site: Caere
  • Building or zone: Vigna Parrocchiale
  • Position: Pediment slopes
  • Roof element: Raking simas
  • Comparanda: 84.62-1, 84.62-2, 84.132
  • Remarks: Flat vertical plaque with painted decoration of tongues, with red band at top & bottom, tongues alternating cream with black outline, red with black outline, black, cream with black outline. W tongue 4.4, H 11.5. Painted soffit with lotus & palmette connected by volute bands
  • Bibliography: Cristofani 1992a, pp. 36, 56,Type I, B 15.2, fig. 56 right? (inv no given as 84.62-2 & 84.125); Winter 2009a, p. 410, 6.A.2.a, Ill. 6.2.1
  • Publication record: Caere 3.1. Lo scarico arcaico della Vigna Parrocchiale. Author: Cristofani, M.. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1992. Pages: 29-57
    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: Antefixes Type II B 31, revetment plaques B41-42
  • Type of decoration: Painted tongue pattern
  • Last Recorded Collection: C.N.R. storerooms at Banditaccia necropolis
  • Height: 11.5
  • Width: 19.5
  • Clay: 5YR 6/6
  • Paint: Cream 7.5YR 8/4, purple-red 7.5R 4/3
  • Height strigil: 11.5
  • Width strigil: 4.4
  • Thickness plaque: 3.2-3.7
  • Painted decoration only: yes
  • Th. tile backer: 3.2
  • Soffit decoration type: Painted lotus & palmettes
  • Height strigil: 11.5
  • Width strigil: 4.4
  • Thickness tile backer: 3.2
  • Soffit decoration type: Painted lotus & palmettes
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