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417, Caere?

  • Record number: 417
  • Site: Caere?
  • Position: Pediment slopes
  • Roof element: Raking simas
  • Comparanda: Cf. Tarquinia columen/mutulus plaque 2742
  • Remarks: 3 encoiled snake bodies with bearded heads (W 3.6, 3.9, 4.6), bodies resting on ledge=top of convex strigils (W 3.1). Heads have holes for meniskos. On back, finished flat surface behind bodies,slipped. Below, scar & beginning of tile?
  • Bibliography: Christiansen & Winter 2010, p. 45, no. 10
  • Publication record: Etruria I. Architectural terracottas and painted wall plaques, pinakes c. 625-200 BC.Catalogue, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. Author: Christiansen, J. & N.A. Winter. Place of publication: Copenhagen. Publication Date: 2010
    The Caprifico roof in its wider context. Author: Winter, N.A.. Journal and volume number: Il tempio arcaico di Caprifico di Torrecchia. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 2010. Pages: 113-122
  • Associated elements: HIN 878-880; HIN 783: Herakles
  • Type of decoration: Snakes
  • Last Recorded Collection: Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 16
  • Clay: 7.5YR 6/4
  • Paint: Cream slip 10YR 8/3, black, red
  • Condition: Finished flat right edge
  • Width strigil: 3.1
  • Concave strigil: yes
  • Width strigil: 3.1
  • Concave: yes
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