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511, Caere

  • Record number: 511
  • Site: Caere
  • Position: Pediment slopes
  • Roof element: Raking simas + acroteria
  • Comparanda: Copenhagen Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek HIN 874-HIN 880
  • Remarks: Fragment preserves tops of 4 large rounded tips of strigils with convex tops, painted red/black/red/black with contrasting top edges, painted over cream. On top, twisted snake-body finial = acroterion. Red knobs must be beard tips attached to body; 2 round scars above at top of piece where heads were attached.
  • Type of decoration: Bearded snakes/convex strigils
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 9.6
  • Width: 15.3
  • Clay: 7.5YR 6/4
  • Paint: Cream 10YR 7/4, red-brown 2.5YR 5/6
  • Condition: Finished top edge
  • Cresting decoration: Bearded snakes
  • Height cresting decoration: 5.8+
  • Width strigil: 3
  • Convex strigil: yes
  • Width strigil: 3
  • Convex: yes
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