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1890, Caere, Vigna Marini Vitalini

  • Record number: 1890
  • Site: Caere
  • Building or zone: Vigna Marini Vitalini
  • Position: Pediment
  • Roof element: Columen/mutulus plaque
  • Comparanda: Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
  • Remarks: Helmeted head TC 6681.8 (1) with beard & moustache, joined to cuirassed torso TC 6681.7 (2), shown in three-quarters profile to left. Back has wide vertical scar (W 4.7) from another element, but is finished along back edge to right. Finished edge to helmet & body back contour. Long, thin hole for meniskos in top. Scar of left arm lowered & bent across lower torso.
  • Bibliography: Lulof 2008, p. 200, fig. 5; Winter 2009a, pp. 463-466, 6.D.6
  • Publication record: Le amazzoni e i guerrieri di Vigna Marini-Vitalini. La ricostruzione di un frontone "straordinario". Author: Lulof, P.S.. Journal and volume number: Mediterranea 5. Place of publication: Pisa/Roma. Publication Date: 2008. Pages: 197-214
    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
  • Associated elements: TC 6681.7 (1), 6681.7 (3, 4, 5, 6), 6681.8 (2, 3, 4, 5, 6), 6681.11c (1, 2)
  • Type of decoration: Bearded warrior in Attic helmet and cuirass
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antikensammlung
  • Paint: Brown Attic helmet with gray curved cheekpiece. Red skin, black eyes, ear outlines, moustache, beard, lines on cream cuirass front & horizontal bands = belt? On back
  • Condition: 2 fragments joined
  • Height head: 8.3
  • Distance outer eyes: 3
  • Width nose bottom: 1.2
  • H shoulder-waist: 6.7
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