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298, Orvieto or Bolsena?

  • Record number: 298
  • Site: Orvieto or Bolsena?
  • Position: Pediment
  • Roof element: Raking simas
  • Comparanda: v. Welck & Stupperich n.d, p. 53, in Mannheim Reiss-Museum
  • Remarks: Fragment 1: Top edge with upright egg moulding(,cream)/ frieze with sea-horses (cream bodies with red fins) dolphins, shells & rock-weed on black ground/wave pattern to right/ depressed channel/flat base painted red. Back flat. At left, rebate for overlap. Att right, plaque is cut at oblique angle. Frag. 2: Left edge cut at oblique angle
  • Bibliography: AndrĂ©n 1940, p. 508, No. II:9, Pl. 159:548; Poulsen 1966, p. 33; Christiansen & Winter 2010, pp. 52-53, no.14
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples
    Etruria I. Architectural terracottas and painted wall plaques, pinakes c. 625-200 BC.Catalogue, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
    Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. Den Etruskiske Samling
    The Caprifico roof in its wider context
  • Type of decoration: Aquatic scene with sea-horses, dolphins, shells, wave pattern
  • Current Collection: Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek: HIN 395 (H.192b)
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 20
  • Width: 34.5/16
  • Clay: 1) buff 2.5Y 8/2 2) pink 7.5YR 6/4
  • Paint: Cream slip 10YR 8/1, black, red 10R 4/6, gold 10YR 5/6, blue-gray 7.5YR N7/
  • Condition: 2 non-joining parts

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