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342, Caere

  • Record number: 342
  • Site: Caere
  • Position: Ridge end
  • Roof element: Acroteria, central
  • Remarks: Chest of Harpy with large painted downward scale pattern, with raised border (W 5) to right side = HIN 790 & 791 inner border, but larger & reversed color scheme, with dark brown inner band and cream outer. Finished side edge, with breaks from attachment along part of outer edge (wave cresting?)
  • Bibliography: Christiansen & Winter 2010, pp. 152-153, no. 72; Opgenhaffen 2011, fig. 9:f
  • Publication record: Etruria I. Architectural terracottas and painted wall plaques, pinakes c. 625-200 BC.Catalogue, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
    Sirens on the roof: Identification of terracotta bird-women in Central Italy
    The Caprifico roof in its wider context
  • Associated elements: HIN 724, HIN 729, HIN 770, HIN 773, HIN 784, HIN 785, HIN 790, HIN 791, HIN 786, HIN 787, HIN 788, HIN 732?, HIN 774?
  • Type of decoration: Siren
  • Current Collection: Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek: HIN 769
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 23.8
  • Width: 16.2
  • MPD: 7.1
  • Clay: 5YR 6/6
  • Paint: Cream slip 10YR 8/3, red 10R 4/3-4/4, br-red 2.5YR 5/6
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