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244, Caere

  • Record number: 244
  • Site: Caere
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
  • Comparanda: British Museum: Melis Group 1
  • Remarks: Fragment showing charioteer wearing short tunic standing in quadriga and, behind him on ground, warrior mounting chariot, preserving head and upper body with end of helmet crest, bell corselet, bent left arm with spear
  • Bibliography: Poulsen 1966, p. 30; Andrén 1940, pp. 14-16, No. I:1a; Andrén 1974, pp. 4-5, Pl. X, fig. 25; Christiansen 1985, fig. 14; Melis 1986; Winter 2009a, pp. 288-292, 4.D.8.g, fig. 4.30, Ill. 4.12.1; Christiansen & Winter 2010, pp. 122-123, no. 59
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples
    Considerazioni e ricerche antiquarie su un gruppo di lastre fittili ceretani
    Etruria I. Architectural terracottas and painted wall plaques, pinakes c. 625-200 BC.Catalogue, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
    Etruskische Stumper
    Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. Den Etruskiske Samling
    Osservazioni sulle terrecotte architettoniche etrusco-italiche
    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: HIN 36 (H. 174)
  • Type of decoration: Departing warrior to right
  • Current Collection: Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek: HIN 30 (H. 174)
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Paint: Charioteer: cream short tunic outlined in black, black hair, brown skin. Warrior: white helmet crest, red spear, red-brown skin
  • Condition: 6 joining fragments from right side of plaque
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