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471, Caere

  • Record number: 471
  • Site: Caere
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
  • Comparanda: Cf. Copenhagen NCG HIN 717-719
  • Remarks: Pair of horse heads facing left, with little moulded detail, painted bridles & harnesses, eyes, mane. W front head 3. Holes in teeth for attachment & on harness. Back unfinished, bottom detached from rectangular element. Probably handmade horse heads from revetment plaque with pairs of riders moving to left, turned towards viewer
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940 (published as part of Amazon rider type); Winter 2009a, p. 450, 6.D.1.b
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    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
  • Type of decoration: Two horse heads facing left
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 13.7
  • Width: 17
  • MPD: 5.2
  • Clay: 5YR 6/8
  • Paint: Brown surface skin 7.5YR 6/4, red harness 7.5R 4/6
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