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1845, Caere?

  • Record number: 1845
  • Site: Caere?
  • Position: Ridge apex
  • Roof element: Acroteria, human statues
  • Remarks: Fragment of hollow, handmade, thick lower calf of life-size female left leg with raised back of boot, originally belonging with TC 3980. Hole (Diam 3) piercing height along back of piece. Back roughly finished; detached at top from other element (drapery? Support?). From Sermoneta Collection
  • Bibliography: K√§stner 1993, pp. 114-115, no. 9, fig.12 right; Cristofani 2000, p. 400, fig. 10; Winter 2009a, pp. 468-469, 6.E.1.b, Ill. 6.18
  • Publication record: Architektonische Terrakotten aus der Sammlung der Hergozin von Sermoneta in der Berliner Antikensammlung
    I culti di Caere
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
  • Associated elements: TC 3973.2, TC 3980
  • Type of decoration: Calf of left leg wearing tall boot from female statue moving to right
  • Current Collection: Antikensammlung: TC 3973.1
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 16.5
  • Width: 11.1
  • MPD: 12.1
  • Clay: 5YR 6/6 with gray core
  • Paint: White skin 10YR 8/3. Red boot 10R 4/4 with 2 cream overpainted vertical stripes. Black stripes along boot edge & at top of calf (drapery hem?) near break
  • Condition: Broken through mid-calf and at ankle; joins TC 3973.2
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