- Record number: 433
- Site: Caere?
- Position: Ridge
- Roof element: Acroteria, human statues
- Comparanda: = HIN 768 head of Herakles?
- Remarks: Red skin, left eyelid in relief, bow-shaped mouth (W 3.3), lips not meeting at corners, deeply undercut. Cheeks & chin full. Smoothly hollowed, handmade
- Bibliography: Winter 2009a, pp. 466-468, 6.E.1.a, fig. 6.32; Christiansen & Winter 2010, p. 150, no. 71
- Publication record: Etruria I. Architectural terracottas and painted wall plaques, pinakes c. 625-200 BC.Catalogue, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
The Caprifico roof in its wider context
- Associated elements: Possibly belonging with Hydra fragments: HIN 768, HIN 771, HIN 775, HIN 778, HIN 783, HIN 777
- Type of decoration: Male head from statue: Herakles?
- Current Collection: Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek: HIN 897
- Mouldmade: no
- Height: 11.9
- Width: 11.1
- MPD: 12.9
- Clay: 5YR 6/6
- Paint: Cream slip over which dark red 7.5R 4/6
- Condition: Lower part of face from left lower eyelid to neck. Nose missing
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