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2620, Caere

  • Record number: 2620
  • Site: Caere
  • Roof element: Raking simas
  • Remarks: Fragment of raking sima with flat vertical plaque (Th 2.7) and projecting rectangular element at bottom (H 7, D 6) with hollow, rectangular opening (W 3.7) and painted face and soffit. Tile backer attached to back of rectangular element, with wedge-shaped element on inner corner between back of vertical plaque and tile backer top at down-slope side. Red-brown wash on back and top of square element, with painted double cross meander on face of projecting rectangular element. Soffit painted withnarrow black band (W 1) at front/wider red band (D 8) with widely spaced rosettes, with half-rosette at side edge (Diam 8.5).
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 28, no. II:7, fig. 19c; Winter 2009a, pp. 423-424, 6.A.3
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    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
  • Type of decoration: Painted rosettes between bands/cross meander
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antikensammlung
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 17.6
  • Width: 26.7
  • MPD: 11.6
  • Clay: 5YR 6/6
  • Paint: Cream 10YR 7/3. Red 10R 4/3. Black.
  • Condition: Single piece. Now missing top with painted tongue pattern and part of width (from when studied by Andrén).
  • Thickness plaque: 4
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