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404, Caere?

  • Record number: 404
  • Site: Caere?
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
  • Remarks: Flat plaque with animal facing right in moderately high relief, with bare foot of rider, outlined in black. Large nail hole in center (Diam 1). Nearer hind leg modelled with 2 rounded divisions in relief, with far leg behind. Black paint around edges of animal & indicating musculature. Black ground except for reserved bottom band
  • Bibliography: Winter 2009a, pp. 292-293, 4.D.8.h; Christiansen & Winter 2010, pp. 130-131, no. 62
  • Publication record: Etruria I. Architectural terracottas and painted wall plaques, pinakes c. 625-200 BC.Catalogue, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
    The Caprifico roof in its wider context
  • Type of decoration: Rider to right
  • Current Collection: Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek: HIN 853
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 12.5
  • Width: 11.5
  • MPD: 2.5
  • Clay: 10YR 7/2 sandpapery
  • Paint: Cream, black
  • Condition: Broken along contour of animal back & rump
  • Thickness plaque: 1.7
  • Thickness including relief: 2.5
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