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237, Caere

  • Record number: 237
  • Site: Caere
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: HIN 69 (H.249); Vatican (Andrén1940, Pl. 20:65); Philadelphia MS 1804, MS 1805
  • Remarks: Shell has 3 palmettes of 7 leaves alternating with 2 lotus flowers in relief, linked by bands forming double volutes below palmettes. Shell deeply curved, back of head hollowed, large heavy rectangular strut attached to cover tile close to head.
  • Bibliography: Poulsen 1966, p. 46; Andrén 1940, pp. 56-57, No. IV:5; Christiansen & Winter 2010, pp. 110-111, no. 50
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Etruria I. Architectural terracottas and painted wall plaques, pinakes c. 625-200 BC.Catalogue, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. Author: Christiansen, J. & N.A. Winter. Place of publication: Copenhagen. Publication Date: 2010
    Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. Den Etruskiske Samling. Author: Poulsen, V.. Place of publication: Copenhagen. Publication Date: 1966
    The Caprifico roof in its wider context. Author: Winter, N.A.. Journal and volume number: Il tempio arcaico di Caprifico di Torrecchia. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 2010. Pages: 113-122
  • Associated elements: Female head in floral shell antefix HIN 70 (H.250)
  • Type of decoration: Silen head in floral shell frame
  • Last Recorded Collection: Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 43.7
  • Width: 42
  • Clay: 10YR 6/3
  • Paint: White base 10YR 8/1, blue, red, black
  • Height face: 21.5
  • Distance outer eyes: 11.5
  • Type shell: Floral
  • Outer H cover tile: 13.5
  • Outer W cover tile: 21

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