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8090, Caere?

  • Record number: 8090
  • Site: Caere?
  • Position: Pediment slopes
  • Roof element: Raking simas
  • Remarks: Vertical plaque of sima with acanthus leaves from which rise Silen head, with small rosettes flanking head, & tendril to left with rosette finial at top of plaque. High relief. Strut H 9.5, W 7
  • Bibliography: Christiansen & Winter 2010, pp. 46-47, no. 12
  • Publication record: Etruria I. Architectural terracottas and painted wall plaques, pinakes c. 625-200 BC.Catalogue, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
    The Caprifico roof in its wider context
  • Associated elements: HIN 871, HIN 806
  • Type of decoration: Floral with Silen head
  • Current Collection: Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek: HIN 805
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 24.5
  • Width: 48.7
  • Clay: 10YR 8/2?
  • Paint: White slip, blue-gray ground 7.5YR N4/, gold 10YR 6/6, pink 5R 6/6, turquoise 5BG 6/1
  • Condition: Preserves full height and nearly full width

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