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5354, Caere

  • Record number: 5354
  • Site: Caere
  • Roof element: Painted wall plaque
  • Comparanda: Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek painted wall plaques from Caere
  • Remarks: Painted plaque decorated with male figure to left. Finished left edge. Head and hand resemble banqueter, but too close to edge. Said to have been in Collection Virgi 1947-1968, then London art market 1982. Listed in "Acquisitions 1983" of Getty Museum Journal 12 (1984), p. 255.
  • Bibliography: Pieraccini 2011, pp. 64-66, fig. 6
  • Publication record: The colors of Caere. Author: Pieraccini, L. C.. Journal and volume number: EtrStud 14. Publication Date: 2011. Pages: 55-70
  • Type of decoration: Male figure to left, wearing tutulus
  • Last Recorded Collection: J. Paul Getty Museum
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 18
  • Width: 28.5
  • MPD: 2.7
  • Clay: 7.5YR 5/6
  • Paint: Cream slip 10YR 7/4. At top black box with black irregular wavy-edged design above 3 horizontal stripes, black/ red/ black separated by cream ground. Red skin 7.5R 4/4 and stripe 5R 4/4. Black hair and stripe, box, outline of figure, decoration on tutulus, pupil. Orange tutulus and object 2.5YR 6/6. Brown, 2nd figure(?) to right of tutulus 5YR 5/3.

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