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516, Caere, Vigna Parrocchiale

  • Record number: 516
  • Site: Caere
  • Building or zone: Vigna Parrocchiale
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
  • Comparanda: Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
  • Remarks: Painted plaque with helmeted male archer in brown chiton with black wavy folds, walking to right holding bow in raised right hand, left arm outstretched. Nail hole (Diam 0.5). Soffit has red diagonal bands = red band at base of plaque (H 1)
  • Bibliography: Cristofani 1986b, p. 15, Pl. II:b left; Cristofani 1992a, pp. 47-48, Pl. IV, B 38.1 Type III; Winter 2009a, p. 461, 6.D.3.g
  • Publication record: Caere 3.1. Lo scarico arcaico della Vigna Parrocchiale
    Nuovi dati per la storia urbana di Caere
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
  • Associated elements: 85.182b
  • Type of decoration: Helmeted male archer walking to right
  • Current Collection: Museo Nazionale: 85.182a
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 16.1
  • Width: 15.9
  • MPD: 1.9
  • Clay: 5YR 5/6
  • Paint: Cream ground, eye & helmet 10YR 7/4, red skin 10R 4/4, brown chiton 2.5YR 5/6, red border 7.5R 4/4, black
  • Condition: 4 joining fragments forming lower left corner
  • Painted decoration only: yes
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