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573, Caere, Vigna Parrocchiale

  • Record number: 573
  • Site: Caere
  • Building or zone: Vigna Parrocchiale
  • Position: Pediment
  • Roof element: Columen/mutulus plaque
  • Comparanda: Cf. Cerveteri, Vigna Marini-Vitalini: Die Welt der Etrusker, pp. 160, 169 B 6.1.13-14
  • Remarks: Torso of bull facing right, painted red with black inner details, in high relief. Scar from head turned frontal towards viewer?
  • Bibliography: Cristofani 1992a, p. 34, fig. 51, B 14.1 (smaller scale high relief); Winter 2009a, p. 466, 6.D.6
  • Publication record: Caere 3.1. Lo scarico arcaico della Vigna Parrocchiale. Author: Cristofani, M.. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1992. Pages: 29-57
    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
  • Associated elements: 84.179, 84.137, 84.54-3; head of Herakles from Esquiline
  • Type of decoration: Bull facing right
  • Last Recorded Collection: C.N.R. storerooms at Banditaccia necropolis
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 10.9
  • Width: 19.6
  • MPD: 5.7
  • Clay: 5YR 7/6
  • Paint: Red, black
  • Condition: Missing head & legs
  • Thickness plaque: 1.9
  • Thickness including relief: 5.7
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