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2124, Caere, Vigna Parrocchiale

  • Record number: 2124
  • Site: Caere
  • Building or zone: Vigna Parrocchiale
  • Position: Pediment slopes
  • Roof element: Raking simas
  • Comparanda: Veii Piazza d'Armi
  • Remarks: Raking sima with deep cavetto, on which flattish convex strigils above projecting, low, flat bottom border with painted horizontal bands. Finished left corner, no flange. Scar of tile backer with soffit painted red-brown. Burned. There is also a 2nd piece showing red/white/black strigils, fascia with central red band (H 0.7) on low fascia and with no soffit decoration. Also 3rd fragment with MPH strigil 7.4.
  • Bibliography: Maggiani & Bellelli 2006, pp. 83-84, fig. 8.3a-b; Winter 2009a, p. 240, 4.A.1.a
  • 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
  • Associated elements: 88/143, 86/223, 84/21, 85/81, 88-99-19
  • Type of decoration: Painted horizontal bands
  • Last Recorded Collection: C.N.R. storerooms at Banditaccia necropolis
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 9.7+
  • Width: 20.7+
  • MPD: 3.7+
  • Clay: 5YR 6/6 with gray core
  • Paint: Strigils alternately dark (black) and red-brown 2.5YR 3/4. Low fascia has painted black and red horizontal bands.
  • Height strigil: 7.5+
  • Width strigil: 3
  • Height main field: 2.5
  • Th. tile backer: 3
  • Height strigil: 7.5+
  • Width strigil: 3
  • Thickness tile backer: 3
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