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2619, Caere

  • Record number: 2619
  • Site: Caere
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Hanging curtains
  • Remarks: Eaves tile curtain decorated with projecting flat fascia with painted meander/egg and dart in relief/pendent lotus and palmette in relief, linked with double volutes in relief, with cutout bottom edge. H egg & dart 2.8, W egg 1.8, + border 3.2. H lotus & palmette 5.5. W double volute 5.3.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, pp. 27-28, no. II:5, Pl. 8:26; Die Welt der Etrusker 1988, p. 173, B6.1.21; Winter 2009a, pp. 490-491, 6.F.3.b, fig. 6.39
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Die Welt der Etrusker: archäologische Denkmäler aus Museen der sozialistischen Länder. Author: Kunze, M., & V. Kästner (eds.). Place of publication: Berlin. Publication Date: 1988
    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 meander/relief egg & dart/relief lotus & palmette
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antikensammlung
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 11.5
  • Width: 27
  • MPD: 3.5
  • Paint: Cream 10YR 7/4. Red 10R 4/6. Black.
  • Condition: 2 joining fragments
  • Height top fascia: 3.2
  • Depth top fascia: 6
  • Height floral field: 5.5
  • Height palmette: 3.1
  • Width palmette: 3.1
  • Height lotus: 3.9
  • Width lotus: 2.5
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