Main SiteGandhara ConnectionsVase Corpus (CVA Online)

608, Caere, Vigna Parrocchiale

  • Record number: 608
  • Site: Caere
  • Building or zone: Vigna Parrocchiale
  • Position: Pediment slopes
  • Roof element: Raking simas
  • Comparanda: 84.62-1, 84.62-3 + 84.125, 84.132
  • Remarks: Flat vertical plaque with painted decoration of tongues, with red band at top & bottom, tongues alternating cream with black outline, red with black outline, black, cream with black outline. W tongue 4.4, H 11.5. Painted soffit with lotus & palmette connected by volute bands
  • Bibliography: Cristofani 1992a, pp. 36, 56, Type I, B 15.3 (labelled 84.62-3); Winter 2009a, p. 410, 6.A.2.a, Ill. 6.2.1
  • Publication record: Caere 3.1. Lo scarico arcaico della Vigna Parrocchiale. Author: Cristofani, M.. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1992. Pages: 29-57
    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
  • Associated elements: Antefixes Type II B 31, revetment plaques B41-42
  • Type of decoration: Painted tongue pattern
  • Last Recorded Collection: C.N.R. storerooms at Banditaccia necropolis
  • Height: 11.5
  • Clay: 5YR 6/6
  • Paint: Cream 7.5YR 8/4, purple-red 7.5R 4/3
Image Image Image

Link to this record using the address

Site map Copyright Accessibility Privacy statement Contact us
Gandhara Connections
Gandhara Connections on Facebook
Gandhara Connections on Twitter
Back to top