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317, Caere?

  • Record number: 317
  • Site: Caere?
  • Position: Ridge
  • Roof element: Acroteria, figural
  • Comparanda: HIN 720-721 for clay, paints, slip, scale & construction
  • Remarks: Non-joining groups of fragments: HIN 722A: part of head & neck (MPH 27.5, MPW 9.5, MPD 14.6;) white with painted dark red bridle, reins held on right side in red hand, harness around neck. HIN 722B: fragment of lower front torso (MPH 16.6, MPW 9.2, MPD 11.2) with scar of raised left foreleg (H 7.9, W 5.3) HIN 722D: fragment of raised foreleg (white leg, dark red hoof). Body hollow,Th wall ca. 3. Human head (HIN 725) & leg do not belong
  • Bibliography: Christiansen 1985, pp. 135, 137, 151; Danner 1993a, p. 101, fig. 16; Winter 2009a, pp. 470-471, 6.E.1.c, Ill. 6.19; Christiansen & Winter 2010, pp. 148-149, no. 70
  • Publication record: Die Dekoration auf First und Giebelschr√§gen in der archaischen Baukunst Mittelitaliens
    Etruria I. Architectural terracottas and painted wall plaques, pinakes c. 625-200 BC.Catalogue, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
    Etruskische Stumper
    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: HIN 722A, HIN 722E, HIN 722B, HIN 722F, HIN 722D, HIN 723, HIN 731, HIN 734, HIN 722C, HIN 722G, HIN 859; IMJ 87.56.439
  • Type of decoration: Hippocamp rider
  • Current Collection: Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek: HIN 722
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Clay: 5YR 6/6
  • Paint: Cream skin 5Y 7/3?, red hand & reins 7.5R 4/8
  • Condition: 3 groups of fragments.
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