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247, Caere

  • Record number: 247
  • Site: Caere
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
  • Remarks: Fairly high relief with 4 horses, nearer 2 with lowered heads, rear 2 raised, with all details of head painted except raised area of mane. Finished right edge. 2nd fragment of rear quadriga horse hindquarters with chariot pole, and various fragments of crowning moulding with concave tongues.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, pp.16-17, No. I:1c, Pl. 4:9; Poulsen 1966, p. 30; Andrén 1974, pp. 4-5, Pl. X, fig. 26; Winter 2009a, pp. 288-292, 4.D.8.g, Ill. 4.12.1; Christiansen & Winter 2010, pp. 122-123, no. 59
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples
    Etruria I. Architectural terracottas and painted wall plaques, pinakes c. 625-200 BC.Catalogue, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
    Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. Den Etruskiske Samling
    Osservazioni sulle terrecotte architettoniche etrusco-italiche
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
    The Caprifico roof in its wider context
  • Associated elements: HIN 29, HIN 30 (H. 174)
  • Type of decoration: Quadriga horses facing right
  • Current Collection: Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek: HIN 36 (H.175)
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 20
  • Paint: White ground, brown and red-brown horses
  • Condition: 9 non-joining fragments

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