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7792, Caere, Vigna Parrocchiale

  • Record number: 7792
  • Site: Caere
  • Building or zone: Vigna Parrocchiale
  • Roof element: Acroterion bases
  • Remarks: Acroterion base fragment(?) with 2 tall walls at less than right angle. Front flat, side somewhat curved/convex, with oblique finished edges at bottom (opening for cover tile or ridge tile?). Decorated with painted stripes, oblique following line of cover tile opening, alternating white/red/white/black, W 1.6. Inside painted red, rough uneven surface. Red stripes in opposite direction at top of both faces.
  • Bibliography: Winter 2009a, pp. 478-479, 6.E.4.b; Winter 2011, p. 65
  • Publication record: Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
    The evolution of bases for acroteria in Etruria and Latium (640/630-510 B.C.)
  • Type of decoration: Painted diagonal bands
  • Current Collection: C.N.R. storerooms at Banditaccia necropolis: 84/35
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 19
  • Width: 7.4
  • MPD: 11.6
  • Clay: 7.5YR 5/4
  • Paint: Cream 10YR 7/3. Red 2.5YR 4/6.
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