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1886, Caere

  • Record number: 1886
  • Site: Caere
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
  • Remarks: Solid, handmade torso of 2 joined horses in profile to left, with near horse painted red with black stomach lines & black genitals, far horse cream. On near horse, calf of rider wearing cream legging with black stripes; scar from body on top of back of horse. On back of near horse, black tail curving forward (from bull?). On far horse, black lines on belly & possible scar of genitials & foot of far rider. Nail hole at right break (Diam 0.8). On back, V-shaped channel pointing toward front with finished edges at back, where figures would be attached over raking sima strigil tips? Must belong with Y 2162
  • Bibliography: Kästner 2006, pp. 79-80, no. 3, figs. 7.3 left, 7.4 right, 7.5; Winter 2009a, pp. 449-450, 6.D.1.b
  • Publication record: Ikonographisch bemerkenswerte Fragmente von spätarchaischen Terrakottenfriesen aus Cerveteri in der Berliner Antikensammlung. Author: Kästner, V.. Journal and volume number: Deliciae Fictiles III. Place of publication: Oxford. Publication Date: 2006. Pages: 77-82
    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: Y 2162, TC 6681.7 (14)
  • Type of decoration: Two riders on horseback in profile to left
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antikensammlung
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 8.7
  • Width: 16.3
  • MPD: 7.6
  • Clay: 5YR 6/6
  • Paint: Cream 10YR 7/4, red 10R 4/4, black
  • Condition: Broken on all sides
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