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7771, Caere, Vigna Parrocchiale

  • Record number: 7771
  • Site: Caere
  • Building or zone: Vigna Parrocchiale
  • Roof element: Lateral simas
  • Remarks: Fragment of feline-head waterspout from lateral sima. Handmade. Upper right side with ear, L 4.3, W 3.2. Th wall 2.2. Fragment of sima vertical plaque painted black, Th 3.1. Smooth back, spout opening with finger striations front-back.
  • Bibliography: Cristofani 2003, p. 107, no. 1169, pl. II, fig. 49; Bellelli 2004, p. 103, fig. 16; Winter 2009a, p. 166, 3.B.1.a
  • Publication record: Caere 4. Vigna Parrocchiale: scavi 1983-1989. Il santuario, la "residenza" e l'edificio ellittico. Author: Cristofani, M.. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 2003
    Maestranze greche a Caere: Il caso delle terrecotte architettoniche. Author: Bellelli, V.. Journal and volume number: AnnFaina 11. Place of publication: Orvieto. Publication Date: 2004. Pages: 95-118
    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
  • Type of decoration: Feline head
  • Last Recorded Collection: C.N.R. storerooms at Banditaccia necropolis
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 12.8
  • Width: 7.6
  • MPD: 8.4
  • Clay: 5YR 6/6
  • Paint: Feline ear painted red 10R 5/6 with black outline and depressed center, cream 10YR 8/3 side of face. Red cheek.
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