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405, Caere?

  • Record number: 405
  • Site: Caere?
  • Position: Pediment right corner
  • Roof element: Raking simas
  • Comparanda: Sea-monster lateral acroterion from Via S. Leonardo in Orvieto: AndrĂ©n 1940, Pl. 62:199
  • Remarks: High relief snake body with wing & scar of another element above & to left. Oblique finished upper edge & scar on back bottom for missing horizontal element. Paint applied over cream slip. Back of plaque finely smoothed and slipped cream
  • Bibliography: Christiansen & Winter 2010, p. 46, no. 11
  • Publication record: 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
    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
  • Type of decoration: Winged snake
  • Last Recorded Collection: Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 11.6
  • Width: 14.8
  • MPD: 4.5
  • Clay: 7.5YR 6/4
  • Paint: Cream surface, black ground, light brown 7.5YR 6/4, dark brown 5YR 4/4
  • Condition: Fragment of raking sima right corner & lateral acroterion
  • Thickness plaque: 1.9
  • Thickness including relief: 2.1
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