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307, Caere?

  • Record number: 307
  • Site: Caere?
  • Position: Pediment slopes
  • Roof element: Raking simas
  • Comparanda: HIN 761 & 764
  • Remarks: Lower part of vertical plaque of sima with probable cavetto profile, with complex 4-color painted meander above narrow step meander. Soffit: red ground, white circle (Diam 4.4, W .5) with black center (Diam. 3.1). Back of plaque smooth & slipped dark brown, with scar from tile backer
  • Bibliography: Winter 2009a, p. 408, 6.A.1.c; Christiansen & Winter 2010, p. 41, no. 7
  • Publication record: Etruria I. Architectural terracottas and painted wall plaques, pinakes c. 625-200 BC.Catalogue, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
    The Caprifico roof in its wider context
  • Type of decoration: Double cross meander/step meander
  • Current Collection: Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek: HIN 760
  • Height: 14.2
  • Width: 14.9
  • MPD: 4.8
  • Clay: 2.5YR 5/6
  • Paint: Purple-red 5R 4/3-3/3, cream, brown,black
  • Condition: Part of vertical plaque & soffit
  • Th. tile backer: 6
  • Soffit decoration type: Red ground, wh circle with bl center
  • Thickness tile backer: 6
  • Soffit decoration type: Red ground, wh circle with bl center
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