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3256, Caere, Vigna Parrocchiale

  • Record number: 3256
  • Site: Caere
  • Building or zone: Vigna Parrocchiale
  • Roof element: Acroteria, cutout
  • Remarks: Thick curved element, flat on both faces, decorated on both faces, with curved outer and inner edges painted red-brown. Volute acroterion?
  • Bibliography: Maggiani & Bellelli 2006, pp. 86-87, fig. 8.7*; Winter 2009a, pp. 473-474, 6.E.2.b
  • Publication record: 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
    Terrecotte architettoniche da Cerveteri (Vigna Parrocchiale): nuove acquisizioni. Author: Maggiani, A. & V. Bellelli. Journal and volume number: Deliciae Fictiles III. Place of publication: Oxford. Publication Date: 2006. Pages: 83-96
  • Type of decoration: Floral: ivy leaves and dot rosettes
  • Last Recorded Collection: C.N.R. storerooms at Banditaccia necropolis
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 9
  • Width: 11.7
  • MPD: 4.2
  • Clay: 5YR 6/6
  • Paint: Painted red-brown edges, red-brown vine with alternate black/red ivy leaves and black dot rosettes at end of some vine tips, on both faces but slightly different. Cream ground 10YR 7/3
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