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495, Caere, Vigna Parrocchiale

  • Record number: 495
  • Site: Caere
  • Building or zone: Vigna Parrocchiale
  • Roof element: Painted wall plaques
  • Comparanda: Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek fragments
  • Remarks: Plaque with lower part of two warriors with shields, moving to left, cut through top 1/4 of shields. Near warrior wears greaves & has lion-head emblem on shield. 4 horizontal bands across bottom: red/white/brown/white. Back of plaque = pan tile (Th 2) with square raised side edges (W 2.8, inner H 3, outer H 5): were these meant to be seen from inside the room as painted soffits of the tiled roof?
  • Bibliography: Mengarelli 1936, 80, Pl. XXVI:3; AndrĂ©n 1940, pp. 23-24, No. II:1a, Pl. 7:19; Roncalli 1965, p. 34, no. 21, pl. XVI.1, pp. 82-83, fig. I.B
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples
    Il luogo e I materiali del tempio di Era a Caere
    Le lastre dipinte da Cerveteri
  • Type of decoration: Two warriors with shields, moving to left
  • Current Collection: Museo Nazionale: 407
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 73
  • Width: 51.6
  • MPD: 5
  • Paint: Cream ground & lion pelt, red lion-head & bottom border 7.5R 3/6, brown skin, greaves & shield edges
  • Condition: Complete width
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