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7612, Caere

  • Record number: 7612
  • Site: Caere
  • Roof element: Acroteria, lateral
  • Remarks: Left lateral acroterion of winged horse. Left end of torus finished with large oblique hole to attach finial. Horse head turns to its left. Back side modelled except for wing, painted similar to front but crude wings. Large square strut on wing back, probably to tile backer top. Strigil painted between mane and head, with outward curve at top. Meander on flat fascia below strigils above torus.
  • Bibliography: Helbig4 I, pp. 580-581, no. 784; Andrén 1940, pp. 46-47, no. III:1, Pl. 14:47; Rasenna, fig. 572; Danner 1993a, p. 102, fig. 18; Ö. Wikander 1994, p. 53, no. 12
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples
    Die Dekoration auf First und Giebelschrägen in der archaischen Baukunst Mittelitaliens
    Führer durch die öffentlichen Sammlungen klassischer Altertümer in Rome, Bd. 1-4. 4., völlig neu bearb. Aufl. Hrsg. Von H. Speier
    Rasenna. Storia e civiltà degli Etruschi
    The Archaic Etruscan sima
  • Type of decoration: Winged horse / Pegasos
  • Current Collection: Museo Etrusco Gregoriano: 14130
  • Height: 47
  • Width: 41
  • Paint: Red mane, on scale pattern, on wing. Orange on scale pattern, on wing.

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