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7781, Caere, Vigna Parrocchiale

  • Record number: 7781
  • Site: Caere
  • Building or zone: Vigna Parrocchiale
  • Roof element: Acroteria, cutout
  • Comparanda: Orvieto acroterion
  • Remarks: Acroterion. Flat thick piece with decoration on both faces: small palmette petal with black center/ white outline on red-brown ground with rounded outer edge, painted red-brown. Below, flat raised band, W 4.3, painted bands red-brown/ cream/ black/ cream/ red-brown. Below is scar from volute finial on edge painted red-brown. Back flat but painted equal to front. Scar D 3.5, W 3.5.
  • Type of decoration: Floral
  • Last Recorded Collection: C.N.R. storerooms at Banditaccia necropolis
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 8.4
  • Width: 9
  • MPD: 4
  • Clay: 5YR 6/6
  • Paint: Red-brown 5YR 4/4. Cream 10YR 7/3.
  • Thickness plaque: 4
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