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458, Caere

  • Record number: 458
  • Site: Caere
  • Position: Pediment slopes
  • Roof element: Acroteria
  • Comparanda: 16386, 16379, 16385; mirror images 16381, 16383, 16384. = Copenhagen, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek HIN 24 (H.167)
  • Remarks: One of 4 pairs of horse heads and forequarters, legs raised, facing left, belonging with group of warrior riders, counterparts to Amazon riders. Near horse dark brown with red mane, far horse lighter brown. Square ridge up back for attachment to roof.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 45, No. II:20f, Pl. 13:46 upper left; Danner 1993a, pp. 102-103; Lulof 2008, pp. 204-209, fig. 14; Winter 2009a, pp. 480-481, 6.E.5.b
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Die Dekoration auf First und Giebelschrägen in der archaischen Baukunst Mittelitaliens. Author: Danner, P.. Journal and volume number: Deliciae Fictiles. Place of publication: Stockholm. Publication Date: 1993. Pages: 93-107
    Le amazzoni e i guerrieri di Vigna Marini-Vitalini. La ricostruzione di un frontone "straordinario". Author: Lulof, P.S.. Journal and volume number: Mediterranea 5. Place of publication: Pisa/Roma. Publication Date: 2008. Pages: 197-214
    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: 16378, 16389, 16391, 16377, 16376, 16393, 16388
  • Type of decoration: Horse heads facing left; warrior riders
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 26.4
  • Width: 19.2
  • MPD: 5
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