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759, Caere, Montetosto courtyard building

  • Record number: 759
  • Site: Caere
  • Building or zone: Montetosto courtyard building
  • Position: Pediment
  • Roof element: Columen/mutulus plaque
  • Remarks: Preserves small head in round of male with round face, thick lips, identified as Egyptian, possibly Busiris?
  • Bibliography: Nuovi tesori dell'antica Tuscia 1970, pp. 47-48, No. 31, Pl. 14; Case e palazzi d'Etruria 1985, p. 195 8.1; Rasenna, p. 174, fig. 109; ; Winter 2009a, p. 463, 6.D.6
  • Publication record: Case e palazzi d'Etruria
    Nuovi tesori dell'antica Tuscia. Catalogo della mostra
    Rasenna. Storia e civiltà degli Etruschi
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
  • Associated elements: Herakles?; horses from high relief
  • Type of decoration: Busiris?
  • Current Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia?: no inv. no.
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 10
  • Paint: Painted beard
  • Condition: Broken through neck, surface eroded

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