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356, Caere?

  • Record number: 356
  • Site: Caere?
  • Position: Ridge end
  • Roof element: Acroteria, central
  • Comparanda: HIN 788, 784, possibly also 769. Smaller in scale but similar fabric are HIN 790 & 791
  • Remarks: Flat raised surface, curving, painted with large scale pattern. Above inner curve, raised cresting probably forming wave pattern, with black front, brown-red side edges, cream back with brown-red edge
  • Bibliography: Christiansen & Winter 2010, pp. 152-153, no. 72; Opgenhaffen 2011, fig. 9:f
  • Publication record: 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
    Sirens on the roof: Identification of terracotta bird-women in Central Italy. Author: Opgenhaffen, L.. Journal and volume number: Deliciae Fictiles IV. Place of publication: Oxford. Publication Date: 2011. Pages: 50-61
    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
  • Associated elements: Joins HIN 784; HIN 724, HIN 729, HIN 769, HIN 773, HIN 784, HIN 785, HIN 790, HIN 791, HIN 786, HIN 787, HIN 788, HIN 732?, HIN 774?
  • Type of decoration: Volute with wave cresting
  • Last Recorded Collection: Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 16.5
  • Width: 26.8
  • MPD: 6.9
  • Clay: 5YR 6/6
  • Paint: Cream slip 10YR 8/3, br-red 2.5YR 4/6
  • Condition: 2 large joining fragments
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