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627, Caere, Vigna Parrocchiale

  • Record number: 627
  • Site: Caere
  • Building or zone: Vigna Parrocchiale
  • Position: Pediment slopes
  • Roof element: Raking simas
  • Comparanda: 83.111, 84.127, 85.156, 85.53 + 85.159, 160, 162, 83.112, 85.23-8; Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
  • Remarks: Flat vertical plaque with painted decoration, from top: step meander/row of dots between two horizontal stripes/box meander with bird/row of squares with central dot, flanked by vertical stripes. Soffit decorated with widely spaced rosettes (Diam. 7.5). On tile top, round stopper (Diam 4.5) with central hole (Diam 0.7), 11.5 cm behind sima back, 5 from right edge. Wedge-shaped flange at right (Th 2.1)
  • Bibliography: Cristofani 1992a, pp. 36-37, Type IV, B 18.1; Winter 2009a, p. 412, 6.A.2.c
  • Publication record: Caere 3.1. Lo scarico arcaico della Vigna Parrocchiale. Author: Cristofani, M.. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1992. Pages: 29-57
    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
  • Type of decoration: Step meander/meander with birds in boxes/squares
  • Last Recorded Collection: C.N.R. storerooms at Banditaccia necropolis
  • Height: 7.2
  • Width: 18.7
  • MPD: 19.5
  • Clay: 5YR 5/6
  • Thickness plaque: 2.8
  • Th. tile backer: 3.7
  • Soffit decoration type: Painted rosettes
  • Thickness tile backer: 3.7
  • Soffit decoration type: Painted rosettes

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