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600, Caere, Vigna Parrocchiale

  • Record number: 600
  • Site: Caere
  • Building or zone: Vigna Parrocchiale
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Hanging curtains
  • Comparanda: AndrĂ©n 1940, pp. 27-28, No. II:5, Pl. 8:26; Die Welt der Etrusker, p. 173, B 6.1.21; Pyrgi 1970, pp. 380-387 (door revetment)
  • Remarks: Eaves tile (H 3.5) with hanging curtain (H 12.2): relief egg & dart (H 3.2, W egg 3, D 4.1) above relief pendent closed lotus buds/palmettes below volutes (H 5.5, Th 2.5). Back edge curves upwards into eaves tile bottom. Front edge of eaves tile broken off
  • Bibliography: Cristofani 1992a, pp. 42, 56, Type IIIb, B 29, figs. 81-82; Winter 2009a, pp. 490-491, 6.F.3.b
  • Publication record: Caere 3.1. Lo scarico arcaico della Vigna Parrocchiale. Author: Cristofani, M.. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1992. Pages: 29-57
    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
  • Associated elements: Larger scale high relief B 13.1-3, antefixes B 34
  • Type of decoration: Egg & dart/pendent lotus & palmette
  • Last Recorded Collection: C.N.R. storerooms at Banditaccia necropolis
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 15.7
  • Clay: 5YR 5/8
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