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403, Caere?

  • Record number: 403
  • Site: Caere?
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: HIN 903, HIN 908 etc.
  • Remarks: Tips of beard, inner strand of hair, recessed bottom border with thin horizontal red-brown stripe near top, oblique white (W 5.5) & black (W 4.4) bands. Soffit has front cream stripe, back 1/2 painted black
  • Bibliography: Christiansen & Winter 2010, p. 72, no. 28
  • 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
  • Type of decoration: Gorgoneion in strigil shell frame
  • Current Collection: Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek: HIN 852
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 8.1
  • Width: 9
  • MPD: 1.4
  • Clay: 5YR 6/6
  • Paint: Cream 10YR 8/3, red-brown 5R 4/4
  • Condition: Small fragment of lower rt side of plaque

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