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1847, Caere?

  • Record number: 1847
  • Site: Caere?
  • Position: Ridge
  • Roof element: Acroteria, human statues
  • Remarks: Fragment of handmade female right foot in boot, on part of plinth (H 5, MPW 8), painted brown. Foot touches plinth below forefoot, with raised back of foot, roughly finished on underside. Figure was walking with left foot forward, meant to be seen moving to right. Burned on left side. Belongs with TC 3973 with = painted decoration on outside of boot of row of 3-dot clusters. Pink stripes from both sides meet in front to form outward curling volutes below curved row of dots. Half of vertical hold (Diam 2) at break in back of foot. From Sermoneta Collection
  • Bibliography: Die Welt der Etrusker 1988, p.169, B 6.1.15; Kästner 1993, pp. 114-115, no. 9, figs. 10-12; Cristofani 2000, p. 400, fig. 9; Winter 2009a, pp. 468-469, 6.E.1.b
  • Publication record: Architektonische Terrakotten aus der Sammlung der Hergozin von Sermoneta in der Berliner Antikensammlung. Author: Kästner, V.. Journal and volume number: Deliciae Fictiles. Place of publication: Stockholm. Publication Date: 1993. Pages: 109-116
    Die Welt der Etrusker: archäologische Denkmäler aus Museen der sozialistischen Länder. Author: Kunze, M., & V. Kästner (eds.). Place of publication: Berlin. Publication Date: 1988
    I culti di Caere. Author: Cristofani, M.. Journal and volume number: ScAnt 10. Publication Date: 2000. Pages: 395-425
    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 3973.1-2
  • Type of decoration: Right foot in boot (calcei repandi) with painted decoration from female statue moving to right
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antikensammlung
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 15
  • Width: 9.6
  • MPD: 23.2
  • Clay: 5YR 6/6 with dark gray core. Burned
  • Paint: White 10YR 8/3, red 10R 4/4, brown 7.5YR 6/4, pink 5YR 7/4
  • Condition: Missing tip & heel
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