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245, Caere

  • Record number: 245
  • Site: Caere
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
  • Comparanda: Other examples with same inventory number = Melis Group 1
  • Remarks: Crowning moulding above figured frieze with parts of 2 figures in chariot facing right, charioteer and parabatos wearing helmet, cuirass over tunic, with spear in left hand, and right hand holding round handle of chariot
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 17, No. I:1d; Melis 1986; Winter 2009a, pp. 288-292, 4.D.8.g, fig. 4.30, Ill. 4.12.1; Christiansen & Winter 2010, pp. 122-123, no. 59
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Considerazioni e ricerche antiquarie su un gruppo di lastre fittili ceretani. Author: Melis, F.. Journal and volume number: Italian Iron Age artefacts in the British Museum. Place of publication: London. Publication Date: 1986. Pages: 159-169
    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
    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: HIN 36 (H. 175)
  • Type of decoration: Departing warrior to right
  • Last Recorded Collection: Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Paint: Curved top edge with 3 vertical black bands on cream ground above each strigil/concave tongues alternately white/black/white/red with brown-red interstrices & recurved tips with black edges/black round torus. Charioteer with cream tunic, parabatos with orange-brown helmet
  • Condition: Fragments from left side edge of plaque
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