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282, Poggio Buco

  • Record number: 282
  • Site: Poggio Buco
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
  • Comparanda: Munich
  • Remarks: Very low, fat strigils/recessed relief frieze/projecting relief guilloche. Scene left to right: 1st horse has large slanted eye, mane with horizontal incisions, forelegs raised in gallop, small rider. 2nd has forelegs overlapping hindquarters of 1st, head forward, rider slanting sharply back. 3rd: forelegs overlap tail of 2nd, rider leaning backward. ?Not a race? Riders at back seem to be pulling on reins to slow horses. Small nail hole in strigil interstice & in frieze (Diam 0.5)
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 78, No. 5, Pl. 25:90; Poulsen 1966, p. 31; Andrén 1974, p. 5, Pl. XIV, fig. 33; Winter 2009a, p. 183, 3.D.4.b, fig. 3.15 (mislabelled HIN 218), Ill. 3.6.2; Christiansen & Winter 2010, pp. 114-115, no. 54
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Etruria I. Architectural terracottas and painted wall plaques, pinakes c. 625-200 BC.Catalogue, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. Author: Christiansen, J. & N.A. Winter. Place of publication: Copenhagen. Publication Date: 2010
    Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. Den Etruskiske Samling. Author: Poulsen, V.. Place of publication: Copenhagen. Publication Date: 1966
    Osservazioni sulle terrecotte architettoniche etrusco-italiche. Author: Andrén, A.. Journal and volume number: OpRom 8. Publication Date: 1974. Pages: 1-16
    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
    The Caprifico roof in its wider context. Author: Winter, N.A.. Journal and volume number: Il tempio arcaico di Caprifico di Torrecchia. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 2010. Pages: 113-122
  • Associated elements: Revetment plaque with stags and griffin; lateral sima
  • Type of decoration: Unarmed riders to left
  • Last Recorded Collection: Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 20.7
  • Condition: Restored from many fragments
  • Height top fascia: 1.3
  • Height strigil: 3.2
  • Width strigil: 2.7
  • Convex strigil: yes
  • Height main field: 13.2
  • Decoration main field: Relief figured frieze
  • Mouldmade decoration: yes
  • Height strigil: 3.2
  • Width strigil: 2.7
  • Convex: yes
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