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214, Caere

  • Record number: 214
  • Site: Caere
  • Position: Pediment slopes?
  • Roof element: Acroteria
  • Remarks: 3 fragments: A: Thighs & legs of Amazon wearing skirt & greaves (H 11.5), mounted on nearer of 2 horses (MPH 37, MPW 39, MPD 8.5. W near horse head & mane 18.3, D 2.5). D: 3 freestanding hooves of forelegs (MPH 5, MPW 4.5, MPD 5.2; 3). B: Hindlegs on base with preserved left corner (MPH 5, MPW 13, MPD 4.3 3), plaque with flat back (Th 3) in area below horses
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, pp. 44-45, No. II:20c, Pl. 13:45; Poulsen 1966, p. 29; Danner 1993a, pp. 102-103; Lulof 2008; Winter 2009a, pp. 480-481, fig. 6.37; Lulof in Christiansen & Winter 2010, pp. 154-156, no. 73
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples
    Die Dekoration auf First und Giebelschrägen in der archaischen Baukunst Mittelitaliens
    Etruria I. Architectural terracottas and painted wall plaques, pinakes c. 625-200 BC.Catalogue, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
    Le amazzoni e i guerrieri di Vigna Marini-Vitalini. La ricostruzione di un frontone "straordinario"
    Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. Den Etruskiske Samling
    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 24C; HIN 489, HIN 737, HIN 872; ID 4836
  • Type of decoration: Riding Amazon to right
  • Current Collection: Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek: HIN 24A-B, D (H.167)
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Clay: br
  • Paint: Red 7.5R 4/6 and 3/4, brown 2.5YR 4/4l, black
  • Condition: 3 non-joining fragments
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