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7366, Caere

  • Record number: 7366
  • Site: Caere
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
  • Remarks: Fragment of figural relief revetment plaque showing armed riders to left. Preserves front half of horse with rider with shield and spear. Above roll and 3 concave tongues.
  • Bibliography: AndrĂ©n 1940, pp. 18-19, no. I:2c; Melis 1986, p. 161, Group B3, table 1, pl. 11; Winter 2009a, pp. 292-293, 4.D.8.h
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples
    Considerazioni e ricerche antiquarie su un gruppo di lastre fittili ceretani
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
  • Type of decoration: Armed riders to left
  • Current Collection: British Museum: 1884.4-9.34 (B627)
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Clay: Brick red with many inclusions
  • Paint: Surface brown. Central concave tongue and outline of adjacent ones brown-black. Brown-black on spear tip and hair. Reddish-brown on skin and outer shield rim.

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