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315, Caere

  • Record number: 315
  • Site: Caere
  • Position: Pediment
  • Roof element: Acroteria, figural
  • Comparanda: Pyrgi Temple B (NSc 1970 II. Suppl. Figs. 231-232)
  • Remarks: Small horse head facing left, wearing bridle with rosette at crossbands. Back side mostly unfinished. From acroteria of warriors on horseback, finials above raking simas
  • Bibliography: Winter 2009a, pp. 480-481, 6.E.5.b; Lulof in Christiansen & Winter 2010, pp. 154-157, no. 73
  • Publication record: Etruria I. Architectural terracottas and painted wall plaques, pinakes c. 625-200 BC.Catalogue, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
    The Caprifico roof in its wider context
  • Associated elements: HIN 24C, HIN 489, HIN 872
  • Type of decoration: Bridled horse
  • Current Collection: Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek: HIN 737
  • Mouldmade: Yes
  • Height: 6.6
  • Width: 10.3
  • MPD: 5.5
  • Clay: 5YR 6/6
  • Paint: Cream slip 10YR 8/3, dark brown 2.5YR 4/2, red 2.5YR 4/4, black
  • Condition: Missing muzzle & mane; broken at neck
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