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603, Caere, Vigna Parrocchiale

  • Record number: 603
  • Site: Caere
  • Building or zone: Vigna Parrocchiale
  • Roof element: Acroterion base
  • Remarks: Large fragment with 1 flat side, 1 slightly convex side with finished edge at oblique angle. Both sides painted with diagonal stripes meeting at angled spine, alternating brown/red on white ground. Inside hollowed vertically, painted red. Small sections of finished edges at one end of spine & along 5th, brown diagonal stripe. Th wall 1.5-3.2
  • Bibliography: Winter 2009a, pp. 478-479, 6.E.4.b; Winter 2011, p. 65
  • Publication record: Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
    The evolution of bases for acroteria in Etruria and Latium (640/630-510 B.C.)
  • Type of decoration: Diagonal stripes
  • Current Collection: C.N.R. storerooms at Banditaccia necropolis: 84.35
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 20
  • Width: 11.5/7.1
  • MPD: 7.5
  • Clay: 5YR 5/4
  • Paint: Cream 10YR 8/3, brown 5YR 5/4, red 10R 4/6
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