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513, Caere

  • Record number: 513
  • Site: Caere
  • Position: Pediment slopes
  • Roof element: Tori
  • Remarks: Large torus (H 10.5, D 6.2) with painted scale pattern, facing down, with oblique rows of red/white/black/white/red outlines (H 3.9, W 4) surrounding brown scales (H 3.4, W 3). Red-purple band at top. Finished side edge has red volute painted on cream ground with black center. At top, flat horizontal plaque (Th 2.2). At bottom, break from projecting element, probably second torus
  • Bibliography: ;Winter 2009a, pp. 294-295, 4.D.10.b
  • Publication record: 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 scale pattern/painted volute
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale
  • Height: 13.8
  • Clay: 2.5YR 5/6
  • Paint: Cream 10YR 7/3, purple-red 7.5R 3/4, light brown 5YR 5/4, red-brown back surface 2.5YR 4/4
  • Th. tile backer: 2.2
  • Thickness tile backer: 2.2
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