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302, Caere?

  • Record number: 302
  • Site: Caere?
  • Position: Pediment slopes
  • Roof element: Raking simas
  • Comparanda: Cerveteri
  • Remarks: Raking sima with painted meander. Flat vertical plaque with painted decoration: stepped pattern between thin bands/frieze with hook meander with star-flower & bird in boxes/band with squares with central dots, between vertical lines. Star-flower box H 6.8, W 8.2. Soffit: widely spaced 16-petal rosettes (Diam 9.8) between bands. Recessed flange on down-slope side. Piece from apex right side (W top 16.2, bottom 9.5) gives slope of 27 degrees.
  • Bibliography: Christiansen 1985, p. 150, n. 1; Cristofani 1986, p. 21, no. 24; Christiansen 1988b, p. 55, fig. 3; Winter 2009a, p. 412-414, 6.A.2.c, fig. 6.3, Ill. 6.3.1; Christiansen & Winter 2010, pp. 28-29, no. 1
  • 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
    Etruskische Stumper. Author: Christiansen, J.. Journal and volume number: MedKøb 41. Publication Date: 1985. Pages: 133-151
    Some early Etruscan revetment plaques in the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. Author: Christiansen, J.. Journal and volume number: Acta Hypoborea 1. Place of publication: Copenhagen. Publication Date: 1988. Pages: 91-92
    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
    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: Stepped pattern/hook meander with boxes with bird and star-flower/squares with central dots
  • Last Recorded Collection: Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 18.8
  • Width: 54
  • MPD: 26.5
  • Depth top fascia: 1.9
  • Height main field: 12.5
  • Decoration main field: Painted meander
  • Painted decoration only: yes
  • Th. tile backer: 3
  • Soffit decoration type: 16-petal rosettes between bands
  • Thickness tile: 2
  • Thickness tile backer: 3
  • Soffit decoration type: 16-petal rosettes between bands
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