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303, Caere?

  • Record number: 303
  • Site: Caere?
  • Position: Pediment right slope
  • Roof element: Raking simas
  • Comparanda: HIN 708; Cerveteri, Vigna Parrocchiale
  • Remarks: Flat vertical plaque with painted decoration: thin band with black ovals/band with stepped pattern/thin band with black dots/ hook meander frieze with bird & star-flower in boxes/band of squares with black dot in center. On soffit, widely spaced rosettes between bands, with 1/2 rosette at left edge. No flange at left edge, therefore from right slope.
  • Bibliography: Christiansen 1985, p. 150 n. 1; Winter 2009a, p. 412-415, 6.A.2.c; Christiansen & Winter 2010, pp. 38-39, no. 7
  • Publication record: 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
  • Type of decoration: Stepped pattern/hook meander with boxes with bird and star-flower/squares with central dots
  • Current Collection: Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek: HIN 706
  • Height: 17.8
  • Width: 31.7
  • MPD: 5.6
  • Clay: 2.5YR 5/6
  • Paint: Red-brown 10R 4/4
  • Condition: Left end and part of center preserved
  • Thickness plaque: 2.2-2.5
  • Painted decoration only: yes
  • Th. tile backer: 2-2.7
  • Soffit decoration type: Rosettes between bands
  • Thickness tile backer: 2-2.7
  • Soffit decoration type: Rosettes between bands
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