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2599, Caere

  • Record number: 2599
  • Site: Caere
  • Roof element: Double toruses
  • Comparanda: London BM, GR 1876.3-29.5 (B625)
  • Remarks: Double torus with painted scale pattern, upright and pendent. Incised guidelines. H top torus 9.5, bottom torus 8.5. Horizontal plaque at top with 3 nail holes (Diam 0.7); red front edge in front of cream. At back of lower torus rectangular opening (H 4.3, W 6.5). On bottom back edge cream band (W 2.1)/ red band (W 2)/scale (2.9, + edge 3.8). Toruses hollow with wall between back and front holes.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 31, no. II:9b; Winter 2009a, pp. 294-295, 4.D.10.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: Painted scale pattern
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antikensammlung
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 19.5
  • Width: 41.5
  • MPD: 22
  • Clay: 5YR 6/6
  • Paint: Cream 10YR 7/4. Red 5R 3/3. Black.
  • Condition: Single fragmentary piece
  • Th. tile backer: 3.1-3.5
  • Thickness tile backer: 3.1-3.5
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