- Record number: 251
- Site: Caere
- Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
- Comparanda: British Museum
- Remarks: Crowning moulding with recurved top edge above cavetto with concave tongues/roll. Figured frieze with three pairs of armed riders to left, carrying spears and shields, horses overlapping tails of pair in front. Narrow bottom border.
- Bibliography: Andrén 1940, pp. 18-19; Andrén 1974, pp. 4-5, fig. 29; Melis 1986; Winter 2009a, pp. 292-293, 4.D.8.h, fig. 4.31, Ill. 4.12.2; Christiansen & Winter 2010, pp. 124-125, no. 60
- Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples
Considerazioni e ricerche antiquarie su un gruppo di lastre fittili ceretani
Etruria I. Architectural terracottas and painted wall plaques, pinakes c. 625-200 BC.Catalogue, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
Osservazioni sulle terrecotte architettoniche etrusco-italiche
Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
The Caprifico roof in its wider context
- Associated elements: Chariot race to right: HIN 29, HIN 30, HIN 36
- Type of decoration: Armed riders to left
- Current Collection: Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek: HIN 33, HIN 35 (H.174)
- Mouldmade: yes
- Height: 31-32
- Width: 77-78
- Paint: Concave tongues alternately purple-red/white/black/white with black raised ridges. On recurved top edges, above white tongues, top of plaque has 3 painted black bands and base line on cream slip. Interstices light brown/orange-brown. Where preserved, all shields have painted pinwheel white/red/white/black, round center. All riders: brown skin, black hair. Horses varied with innter details in black.
- Condition: Fragments have been assembled arbitrarily into two plaques
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