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470, Caere

  • Record number: 470
  • Site: Caere
  • Position: Pediment slopes
  • Roof element: Acroteria
  • Comparanda: Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek H.167
  • Remarks: Fragment of hindlegs of pair of horses, facing right, from group of Amazon riders. Near horse dark brown/black,far horse light brown, tail red with black wavy lines. In front of hindlegs, relief wave/volute with finished upper edge.
  • Bibliography: AndrĂ©n 1940, pp. 44-45, No. II:20c Pl. 13.44 bottom left; LIMC, vol. I, p. 655, no. 6 (end of 6th cent. B.C.); Lulof 2008, pp. 204-209; Winter 2009a, pp. 480-481, 6.E.5.b
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples
    Le amazzoni e i guerrieri di Vigna Marini-Vitalini. La ricostruzione di un frontone "straordinario"
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
  • Associated elements: 16384, 16390-391, 16377, 16392, 16389
  • Type of decoration: Amazon rider facing right; volute
  • Current Collection: Museo Nazionale: 16388
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 17.8
  • Width: 17
  • MPD: 10.2
  • Condition: Restored with 16392, 16375, 16382

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