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4285, Caere, Vigna Marini Vitalini

  • Record number: 4285
  • Site: Caere
  • Building or zone: Vigna Marini Vitalini
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
  • Comparanda: Copenhagen, Ny Carlsberg: Wiegand, GNC p. 30, No. Xia, Pl. 177:2; Poulsen, HM, H.174, Bildtafeln p. 62
  • Remarks: Large fragment of concave tongues from figural revetment plaque showing quadriga with charioteer and charioteer. Black band along top front edge and 3 vertical bands above each white tongue, not centered, D 5, up to resting surface. W interstices .4.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, pp. 14-16, no. I:1a, Pl. 4:6; Andrén 1974, pp. 4-5, fig. 22, Pl. VIII; Die Welt der Etrusker 1988, pp. 157 B 6.1.5, color plate on p. 163, bottom; Winter 2009a, pp. 290-291, 4.D.8.g
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Die Welt der Etrusker: archäologische Denkmäler aus Museen der sozialistischen Länder. Author: Kunze, M., & V. Kästner (eds.). Place of publication: Berlin. Publication Date: 1988
    Osservazioni sulle terrecotte architettoniche etrusco-italiche. Author: Andrén, A.. Journal and volume number: OpRom 8. Publication Date: 1974. Pages: 1-16
    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: All 6681.6 entries
  • Type of decoration: Concave tongues
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antikensammlung
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 9
  • Width: 18
  • MPD: 6.2
  • Clay: 5YR 5/6
  • Paint: Strigils painted black/white/red/white/black with black painted outlines, brown-orange interstices with painted darts above. White above all tongues.
  • Height top fascia: 2.1
  • Depth top fascia: 6.7
  • Height strigil: 7
  • Width strigil: 3.8
  • Concave strigil: yes
  • Height strigil: 7
  • Width strigil: 3.8
  • Concave: yes
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