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236, Caere

  • Record number: 236
  • Site: Caere
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Pyrgi, Temple A antefixes; Berlin TC 6681.2c
  • Remarks: Shell has 5 palmettes of 7 leaves alternating with 4 lotus flowers in relief, linked by bands forming double volutes below palmettes. Cover tile preserved to end where flange begins ca. 35.6 behind plaque. Area behind head hollowed. Rectangular strut
  • Bibliography: Poulsen 1966, p. 34; AndrĂ©n 1940, pp. 49-50, No. III:7; Christiansen & Winter 2010, pp. 100-101, no. 45
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples
    Etruria I. Architectural terracottas and painted wall plaques, pinakes c. 625-200 BC.Catalogue, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
    Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. Den Etruskiske Samling
    The Caprifico roof in its wider context
  • Associated elements: HIN 55A: fragment of right central & lower shell MPH 32.5
  • Type of decoration: Silen head in floral shell frame
  • Current Collection: Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek: HIN 55 (H.192)
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 49.5
  • Width: 36.8
  • MPD: 45.5
  • Clay: 5YR 7/3
  • Paint: Red, black, blue
  • Condition: Missing top & right 1/2 of shell, chips from base
  • Height face: 23.8
  • Distance outer eyes: 10.1
  • Type shell: Floral
  • Height antefix base: 5.5
  • Width antefix base: 29
  • Width strut: 4.5
  • Depth strut: 5.3
  • Inner H cover tile: 10
  • Outer H cover tile: 12.5
  • Inner W cover tile: 18.1
  • Outer W cover tile: 24.2
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