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684, Caere, Vigna Parrocchiale

  • Record number: 684
  • Site: Caere
  • Building or zone: Vigna Parrocchiale
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques, floral
  • Comparanda: 83.112-2, 83.42 + 83.87A + 83.103
  • Remarks: Deeply curving, deeply concave tongues with recurved tips, above flat painted plaque with cutout bottom edge. Painted decoration of double volutes above pendent palmette and closed lotus bud. 2 nail holes
  • Bibliography: Cristofani 1992a, pp. 49, 56, B 41.2, fig. 100, Pl. V; Winter 2009a, p. 461, 6.D.5
  • Publication record: Caere 3.1. Lo scarico arcaico della Vigna Parrocchiale. Author: Cristofani, M.. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1992. Pages: 29-57
    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
  • Associated elements: Antefixes Type II & raking sima Type I B 15
  • Type of decoration: Concave tongues/painted volutes, pendent palmette & lotus buds
  • Last Recorded Collection: C.N.R. storerooms at Banditaccia necropolis
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 29.1
  • Condition: Restored from 5 fragments; preserves right edge
  • Width strigil: 3.9
  • Concave strigil: yes
  • Decoration main field: Painted floral design
  • Thickness plaque: 1.9
  • Painted decoration only: yes
  • Width strigil: 3.9
  • Concave: yes
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