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246, Caere?

  • Record number: 246
  • Site: Caere?
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
  • Remarks: Convex strigils above recessed figured frieze with departing warrior scene: armed rider on horse to right behind warrior mounting chariot with armed charioteer in chariot drawing by 2 horses. Low relief, highly painted in white-on-red style. Flat fascia/convex strigils/figured frieze/round fillet (H ca .8)/recessed flat bottom border (H .6)
  • Bibliography: Christiansen 1988b, pp. 91-92, Pl. 12a (HIN 711); Christiansen 1989, p. 43, figs. 3 & 6 (HIN 711), 4 (HIN 712); Winter 2009a, pp. 257-259, 4.D.3.a, fig. 4.11, Ill. 4.7.1; Christiansen & Winter 2010, pp. 116-117, no. 55
  • Publication record: Comments on the iconography of some early Etruscan revetment plaques
    Etruria I. Architectural terracottas and painted wall plaques, pinakes c. 625-200 BC.Catalogue, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
    Some early Etruscan revetment plaques in the 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
  • Associated elements: HIN 709, HIN 710: revetment plaques with bulls and star-flowers
  • Type of decoration: Armed rider & departing warrior mounting biga facing right
  • Current Collection: Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek: HIN 711, HIN 712
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 25.5-25.7
  • Width: 55-55.5
  • MPD: 5.5
  • Clay: 5YR 5/6
  • Paint: Flat fascia red; convex strigils alternating white/black/white/red-brown; figured frieze with red ground; bottom border white. White-on-red style
  • Condition: 2 plaques (HIN 711 well preserved; HIN 712 missing right half of figured frieze)
  • Height top fascia: 1.9
  • Depth top fascia: 5.5
  • Height strigil: 4.2
  • Width strigil: 2.2
  • Convex strigil: yes
  • Height main field: 16.5
  • Decoration main field: Figured frieze in low relief
  • Height strigil: 4.2
  • Width strigil: 2.2
  • Convex: yes
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