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4287, Caere, Vigna Marini Vitalini

  • Record number: 4287
  • Site: Caere
  • Building or zone: Vigna Marini Vitalini
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
  • Comparanda: Copenhagen, Ny Carlsberg: Wiegand, GNC p. 30, No. XIb, Pl. 177:3; Poulsen, HM, H.174, British Museum, Walters CT, B 626 (1, 4, 6, 9, 11, 19)
  • Remarks: Fragment of figural revetment plaque of chariot to right preserving finished right edge of plaque (left edge cut by later restorers), part of 3 concave tongues, part of frieze with 2 raised horse heads, open mouths. H roll 1. H horse 13.3.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 17, no. I:1d, Pl. 4:7; Andrén 1974, pp. 4-5, fig. 21, Pl. VIII; Melis 1986, Group A1; Die Welt der Etrusker 1988, pp. 157-8, B 6.1.5, color plate on p. 163, top; Winter 2009a, pp. 290-291, 4.D.8.g
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples
    Considerazioni e ricerche antiquarie su un gruppo di lastre fittili ceretani
    Die Welt der Etrusker: archäologische Denkmäler aus Museen der sozialistischen Länder
    Osservazioni sulle terrecotte architettoniche etrusco-italiche
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
  • Associated elements: All TC 6681.6 entries
  • Type of decoration: Chariot horse heads
  • Current Collection: Antikensammlung: TC 6681.6
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 11.6
  • Width: 11.1
  • MPD: 2.5
  • Paint: Strigils black/ white/ red with black edges and brown interstices. black roll. Near horse white with red harness and reins. Far horse black with white harness.
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