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4957, Caere(?)

  • Record number: 4957
  • Site: Caere(?)
  • Position: Ridge
  • Roof element: Acroteria, figural
  • Remarks: Fragment of right male leg, painted red, and fin of hippocamp
  • Bibliography: Italy of the Etruscans 1991, p. 256, no. 330; Winter 2009a, pp. 470-471, 6.E.1.c, Ill. 6.19; Christiansen & Winter 2010, pp. 148-149, no. 70
  • Publication record: Etruria I. Architectural terracottas and painted wall plaques, pinakes c. 625-200 BC.Catalogue, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
    Italy of the Etruscans
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
    The Caprifico roof in its wider context
  • Associated elements: Copenhagen, NCG, HIN 722A, HIN 722E, HIN 722B, HIN 722F, HIN 722D, HIN 723, HIN 731, HIN 734, HIN 722C, HIN 722G, HIN 859
  • Type of decoration: Hippocamp rider
  • Current Collection: Israel Museum: IMJ 87.56.439
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 22
  • Paint: Red leg, white hippocamp body, black fin

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