- Record number: 355
- Site: Caere?
- Position: Ridge end
- Roof element: Acroteria, central
- Remarks: Male left arm facing left with (non-joining) fist clenched around squarish object, painted white. Below, curving rounded section with painted row of superimposed palmettes & volutes facing left. Between arm & curving rounded section, thick plaque with 2 round holes & curved outer edges suggesting wave pattern. Flat back painted red along arm, black at "wave" section, & curving white/red/white stripes with black innermost surface. Side edge of innermost curve painted white, with purple-red at point of break. Wave outer side edges purple-red; third, non-penetrating hole in middle between other 2. On hand, round scar: from Hydra beard tip?
- Bibliography: Christiansen & Winter 2010, pp. 150-151, no. 71
- Publication record: Etruria I. Architectural terracottas and painted wall plaques, pinakes c. 625-200 BC.Catalogue, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
The Caprifico roof in its wider context
- Associated elements: HIN 771, HIN 775, HIN 778, HIN 783, HIN 777
- Type of decoration: Herakles & Hydra?
- Current Collection: Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek: HIN 768
- Mouldmade: no
- Height: 17.3
- Width: 31.8
- MPD: 7
- Clay: 2.5YR 5/6
- Paint: Red skin 5R 4/4, red-purple edges 7.5R 3/4, brown-gray 5YR 6/2
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