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301, Caere?

  • Record number: 301
  • Site: Caere?
  • Position: Pediment right slope
  • Roof element: Raking simas
  • Comparanda: Cerveteri, Vigna Parrocchiale
  • Remarks: Complete plaque with part of tile backer with painted soffit (circles between bands, possible volute band). On flat face, painted decoration: fascia with stepped pattern/narrow band/band with wave pattern/hook meander frieze with rosette (left) & bird (right) in boxes/narrow band/band with stepped pattern. On right back, projection for flange. Tile backer thickens from 3.1 near center to 4.5 in front of flange
  • Bibliography: Winter 2009a, p. 416, 6.A.2.d, fig. 6.5, Ill. 6.3.2; Christiansen & Winter 2010, pp. 38-39, no. 7
  • 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: Stepped pattern/wave pattern/hook meander with boxes of rosette and bird/stepped pattern
  • Current Collection: Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek: HIN 932
  • Height: 29.5
  • Width: 48.9
  • MPD: 13.6
  • Clay: 5YR 6/6
  • Paint: Cream 10YR 7/3, brown 2.5YR 4/2, red-orange 2.5YR 4/4, orange 10R 5/6
  • Condition: Missing top & bottom left corners
  • Height top fascia: 5
  • Depth top fascia: 2.1
  • Height main field: 12.2
  • Decoration main field: Painted meander
  • Painted decoration only: yes
  • Th. tile backer: 3.1-4.5
  • D soffit decoration: 13.6+
  • Soffit decoration type: Circles between bands/floral
  • Thickness tile backer: 3.1-4.5
  • Depth soffit decoration: 13.6+
  • Soffit decoration type: Circles between bands/floral
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