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452, Caere?

  • Record number: 452
  • Site: Caere?
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, floral
  • Comparanda: Campanian type known from Satricum, probably = Knoop 1987, Mould 6, torus 1b, painted pattern 21
  • Remarks: Painting differs from Satricum: here, inside of strigils & palmettes leaves painted alternately black & red, with reserved edges, & black cordon edges. 2 painted dots on plaque alongside palmette at bottom. Meander on bottom border. Convex tongues vary in H & W. On back, tall curved cover tile, top painted black. Back of plaque cream
  • Bibliography: Christiansen & Winter 2010, pp. 72-73, no. 27
  • Publication record: Etruria I. Architectural terracottas and painted wall plaques, pinakes c. 625-200 BC.Catalogue, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
    The Caprifico roof in its wider context
  • Associated elements: HIN 919
  • Type of decoration: Pendent palmette in convex tongue shell frame
  • Current Collection: Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek: HIN 914 + HIN 918
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 24.6
  • Width: 20.2
  • MPD: 6.5
  • Clay: 5YR 5/6?
  • Paint: Cream slip 10YR 8/2, red-brown 2.5YR 4/2, black
  • Condition: 2 joining fragments. Missing left shell, most of recessed bottom border
  • Height floral element: 10.2
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