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242, Caere

  • Record number: 242
  • Site: Caere
  • Position: Pediment slopes
  • Roof element: Raking simas
  • Remarks: Top edge (red)/convex strigils (white/red) with interstices W 1.8 (red/black)/recessed band/roll (diagonal bands)/fascia (black/blue ground)/large torus (broad, zigzag bands). Sea-monster to right added onto strigils, torus & fascia, with bearded goat's head facing out at 3/4 angle. Body mostly missing. Channel at top of sima for cresting (H 2.2, D 3.5). 3 struts per block on back of sima ending at top and bottom in dart between two volutes
  • Bibliography: Poulsen 1966, p. 47; Andrén 1940, pp. 53-54, No. IV:1, Pl. 19:60; Christiansen & Winter 2010, pp. 48-51, no. 13
  • 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
    The Caprifico roof in its wider context
  • Associated elements: Open-work cresting HIN 74 (H.254)
  • Type of decoration: Strigils/roll/fascia/torus with sea-monster (ketos) finial
  • Current Collection: Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek: HIN 73 (H.253)
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 48
  • Width: 77.5
  • Clay: Brown
  • Paint: Bright red, cream slip
  • Height top fascia: 2
  • Height strigil: 20
  • Width strigil: 3.9
  • Convex strigil: yes
  • Height main field: 12.7
  • Decoration main field: Bl ground with painted sea monsters in wh facing left
  • Height strigil: 20
  • Width strigil: 3.9
  • Convex: yes
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