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445, Caere?

  • Record number: 445
  • Site: Caere?
  • Position: Ridge beam end?
  • Roof element: Antepagmenta?
  • Comparanda: J.P. Getty Museum, S. Maria a Capua Vetere
  • Remarks: Finished, rounded, thick top edge behind head, concave interior. Large & heavy. Behind & above is a horse ear and round volute band? (W 1.7) painted with diagonal bands, turning square corner & continuing alongside head. Wavy hair ending in pierced spiral curls. Ear pierced. Beard below ear in multiple wavy parallel sections
  • Bibliography: Christiansen & Winter 2010, pp. 76-77, no. 31
  • Publication record: Etruria I. Architectural terracottas and painted wall plaques, pinakes c. 625-200 BC.Catalogue, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. Author: Christiansen, J. & N.A. Winter. Place of publication: Copenhagen. Publication Date: 2010
    The Caprifico roof in its wider context. Author: Winter, N.A.. Journal and volume number: Il tempio arcaico di Caprifico di Torrecchia. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 2010. Pages: 113-122
  • Type of decoration: Acheloos head
  • Last Recorded Collection: Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
  • Height: 16.6
  • Width: 14.8
  • MPD: 10.1
  • Clay: 5YR 6/6
  • Paint: Cream slip 10YR 8/3, red 5R 4/6, brown-black
  • Condition: Scar from horn
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