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7362, Caere

  • Record number: 7362
  • Site: Caere
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
  • Remarks: Fragment of figural relief revetment plaque of chariot to right. B 626.4 preserves 2 figures in chariot with reins and hindquarters of horses from Group A2. Above, roll and bottom part of row of concave tongues. Modelling lines on near horse in black. Paint exceeds edges of relief. B 626.15 preserves concave tongues/roll/part of figured frieze with whip from Group A1.
  • Bibliography: Walters 1903, pp. 176-179, B 626; Andrén 1940, p. 16, no. I:1d; Andrén 1974, pp. 4-5, Pl. IX, fig. 23, 550-540 B.C.; Melis 1986, p. 161, Groups A2 & A1, table 1, pl. 6; 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
    Catalog of terracottas in the British Museum. Author: Walters, H.B.. Place of publication: London. Publication Date: 1903
    Considerazioni e ricerche antiquarie su un gruppo di lastre fittili ceretani. Author: Melis, F.. Journal and volume number: Italian Iron Age artefacts in the British Museum. Place of publication: London. Publication Date: 1986. Pages: 159-169
    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
  • Type of decoration: Departing warrior scene to right
  • Last Recorded Collection: British Museum
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 26.1
  • Width: 35.5
  • Clay: Light brown clay with med. sized inclusions
  • Paint: Cream slip 10YR 7/4-7/6. Red 7.5R 3/4 reins, chariot pole, 4th concave tongue, 2nd horse, soffit, spear, skin of charioteer, arm of warrior and lower back. Back hair, chariot, 4th horse, 2nd, 6th, 7th concave tongues, roll. Painted rosette on chariot, design on helmet.
  • Width strigil: 3.5
  • Width strigil: 3.5

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