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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. 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
    Führer durch die öffentlichen Sammlungen klassischer Altertümer in Rome, Bd. 1-4. 4., völlig neu bearb. Aufl. Hrsg. Von H. Speier. Author: Helbig, W.. Place of publication: Tübingen. Publication Date: 1963-1972
    Rasenna. Storia e civiltà degli Etruschi. Author: Pallottino, M. et al.. Place of publication: Milano. Publication Date: 1986
    The Archaic Etruscan sima. Author: Wikander, Ö.. Journal and volume number: Murlo and the Etruscans, ed. R. De Puma & J. Small. Place of publication: Madison, WI. Publication Date: 1994. Pages: 47-63
  • Type of decoration: Winged horse / Pegasos
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Etrusco Gregoriano
  • Height: 47
  • Width: 41
  • Paint: Red mane, on scale pattern, on wing. Orange on scale pattern, on wing.

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