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4283, Caere, Vigna Marini Vitalini

  • Record number: 4283
  • Site: Caere
  • Building or zone: Vigna Marini Vitalini
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
  • Comparanda: Copenhagen, Ny Carlsberg: Wiegand, GNC p. 30, No. Xia, Pl. 177:2; Poulsen, HM, H.174, Bildtafeln p. 62
  • Remarks: Fragment of revetment plaque showing quadriga with charioteer and warrior. Preserves top of helmeted warrior mounting chariot and lower torso of charioteer in white tunic.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, pp. 14-16, no. I:1a, Pl. 4:6; Andrén 1974, pp. 4-5, fig. 22, Pl. VIII; Melis 1986, Group A1; Die Welt der Etrusker 1988, pp. 157-8, B 6.1.5, lower color plate on p. 163; Winter 2009a, pp. 290-291, 4.D.8.g
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples
    Considerazioni e ricerche antiquarie su un gruppo di lastre fittili ceretani
    Die Welt der Etrusker: archäologische Denkmäler aus Museen der sozialistischen Länder
    Osservazioni sulle terrecotte architettoniche etrusco-italiche
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
  • Associated elements: All 6681.6 entries
  • Type of decoration: Quadriga with charioteer and warrior
  • Current Collection: Antikensammlung: TC 6681.6
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 10
  • Width: 14.1
  • Clay: 5YR 5/6
  • Paint: White tunic. Red skin, brown cuirass and helmet, red/ white crest, red spear with black tip. All elements outlined in black.
  • Height main field: 20
  • Thickness plaque: 2.2
  • Thickness including relief: 3.8

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