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7363, Caere

  • Record number: 7363
  • Site: Caere
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
  • Remarks: Fragment of figural relief revetment plaque showing departing warrior scene to right. Preserves concave tongues/roll/figured frieze with reins and backs of horses. Leg of far horse painted only.
  • Bibliography: Walters 1903, pp. 176-179, B 626; AndrĂ©n 1940, p. 16, no. I:1d; Melis 1986, p. 161, Group A2, table 1, pl. 8; Winter 2009a, pp. 290-291, 4.D.8.g
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples
    Catalog of terracottas in the British Museum
    Considerazioni e ricerche antiquarie su un gruppo di lastre fittili ceretani
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
  • Type of decoration: Departing warrior scene to right
  • Current Collection: British Museum: 1884.4-9.19 & 1884.4-9.20 (B 626.5)
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 20.3
  • Width: 27
  • Clay: 2.5YR 5/6
  • Paint: Cream ground, middle concave tongue 7.5YR 7/4-6/4. Red 1st concave tongue, reins, legs of rear horse 10R 3/6. Black 3rd concave tonguel, roll, front horse (details in white). Black and white mane of 2nd horse.
  • Width strigil: 3.5
  • Width strigil: 3.5

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