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2614, Caere

  • Record number: 2614
  • Site: Caere
  • Position: Pediment slopes
  • Roof element: Raking simas & torus
  • Remarks: Fragmentary raking sima made in one piece with thick torus, with tile backer (Th 3.2-4.8) attached to bottom of torus. Bottom front of sima vertical plaque (Th 1.4) painted with small squares (H 3), below meander (MPH 5.7, Th 1.5). Torus ( H 12.9, Th 7.1) painted with scale pattern (W 2.9, + edge 4.3). Above torus is projecting horizontal ledge, forming the bottom of the raking sima element (Th horizontal element of raking sima 2.9, D raking sima soffit 5.5). On back right corner of horizontal ledge is recessed rectangle (H 4.5, W 9.1).
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 31, no. II:9d; Winter 2009a, p. 414, 6.A.2.c, fig. 6.4
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.. Author: Winter, N.A.. Journal and volume number: MAAR Suppl. 9. Place of publication: Ann Arbor. Publication Date: 2009
  • Type of decoration: Meander/boxes/scale pattern
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antikensammlung
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 25.9
  • Width: 53.3
  • MPD: 11.5
  • Clay: 5YR 6/6
  • Paint: Cream 10YR 6/3. Red 7.5R 4/4. Brown 7.5YR 5/6. Black.
  • Condition: Single piece
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