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217, Caere

  • Record number: 217
  • Site: Caere
  • Position: Pediment apex
  • Roof element: Acroteria, human statues
  • Remarks: Central warrior, larger scale than other warrior figures from columen and mutuli plaques, but = fabric & workmanship. H shoulders-drapery tip 19.6. Finished edges along outer contour; plaque (Th 1.7) between legs only. Base (with finished side edges) probably projected in front of apex with square support (D 5.4) behind, attached to ridge. New fragment with red shield edge & left forearm in shield strap attached to waist. Paint well-preserved.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, pp. 37-40, No. II:17, Pl. B.2-3 & 11:41; Sprenger & Bartoloni 1983, Pl. 128 left; Danner 1993a, p. 103, Abb. 19 (crowning figure); Lulof 2008; Winter 2009a, pp. 472-473, 6.E.1.e, Ills. 6.17 & 6.20, Fig. 6.34; Lulof in Christiansen & Winter 2010, pp. 158-159, no. 74
  • 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
    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
    Le amazzoni e i guerrieri di Vigna Marini-Vitalini. La ricostruzione di un frontone "straordinario". Author: Lulof, P.S.. Journal and volume number: Mediterranea 5. Place of publication: Pisa/Roma. Publication Date: 2008. Pages: 197-214
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.. Author: Winter, N.A.. Journal and volume number: MAAR Suppl. 9. Place of publication: Ann Arbor. Publication Date: 2009
    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
    The Etruscans: their history, art, and architecture. Author: Sprenger, M. & G. Bartoloni. Place of publication: New York. Publication Date: 1983
  • Associated elements: Columen & mutuli plaque warriors
  • Type of decoration: Striding warrior to right
  • Last Recorded Collection: Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
  • Height: 59.5
  • Width: 22
  • MPD: 11
  • Clay: 5YR 5/4?
  • Paint: Orange-red 10R 4/6, white slip, brown 5YR 5/4, brown/black, black
  • Condition: Complete except right arm, left hand, plaque between legs
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