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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
    Catalog of terracottas in the British Museum
    Considerazioni e ricerche antiquarie su un gruppo di lastre fittili ceretani
    Osservazioni sulle terrecotte architettoniche etrusco-italiche
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
  • Type of decoration: Departing warrior scene to right
  • Current Collection: British Museum: 1884.4-9.11 & 1884.4-9.38 (B 626.4 & B 626.15)
  • 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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