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3260, Caere, Vigna Parrocchiale

  • Record number: 3260
  • Site: Caere
  • Building or zone: Vigna Parrocchiale
  • Roof element: Acroterion base
  • Remarks: Corner of acroterion base of earliest fabric, preserving top and two side faces. Squared upper edges and corner with scar for detached element at one side of top (5 deep gouges). Corner edge rounded. Th wall 1.4-2.1.
  • Bibliography: Winter 2009a, pp. 298-299, 4.E.4, figs. 4.32-4.33; Winter 2011, pp. 62-63
  • Publication record: Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
    The evolution of bases for acroteria in Etruria and Latium (640/630-510 B.C.)
  • Type of decoration: White-on-red curving bands
  • Current Collection: C.N.R. storerooms at Banditaccia necropolis: 86/169
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 24.5
  • Width: 10
  • MPD: 13.5
  • Clay: 2.5YR 5/6
  • Paint: One side painted white-on-red with wide white curving bands, other side white. Top surface painted white 10YR 7/3. red-brown 2.5YR 4/4
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