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500, Caere

  • Record number: 500
  • Site: Caere
  • Roof element: Painted wall plaques
  • Comparanda: Cerveteri Museum 106744, 60157
  • Remarks: At top, hook meander with birds/rosettes in boxes (=raking simas), between red/white bands above & white/red below (total H 14.5). Incised guidelines. 2 nail holes. Main figured frieze (H 56) with heads overlapping red band, giving total H of 57.3: 2 figures running to left, left one wearing high boots & carrying stemmed cup. Large heads in close-fitting caps. Right figure bearded. Below, horizontal black band (H 2.5) above 8 vertical bands white/red/white/black (H 44.5) Incised guidelines.
  • Bibliography: Roncalli 1965, p. 41, no. 40, pls. XXI.1, XXII.1, pp. 93-95
  • Publication record: Le lastre dipinte da Cerveteri. Author: Roncalli, F.. Place of publication: Firenze. Publication Date: 1965
  • Type of decoration: Two draped male figures running to left
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 1.175
  • Width: 53
  • MPD: 2.7
  • Paint: Cream ground 10YR 7/3, brown skin 5YR 5/4, red 7.5R 4/8
  • Condition: Restored H & W
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