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248, Caere?

  • Record number: 248
  • Site: Caere?
  • Position: Pediment left slope
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
  • Remarks: Large torus with painted scale pattern (H 8, Th wall 1.9)/fascia with red & white bands/cavetto with concave tongues/fascia with painted squares/figured frieze (H20.5) with blue ground with 2 bigas to right in high relief. Charioteer in short tunic, leaning forward, head overlapping fascia above. Horses tails on either side of legs. On some plaques, near horse head at right edge turned to face viewer (D 2.9 from plaque). Bottom border with painted checkerboard; soffit with diagonal bands
  • Bibliography: Winter 2009a, p. 447, 6.D.1.a, fig. 6.21, Ill. 6.13.1; Christiansen & Winter 2010, pp. 30-31, no. 2
  • Publication record: Etruria I. Architectural terracottas and painted wall plaques, pinakes c. 625-200 BC.Catalogue, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. Author: Christiansen, J. & N.A. Winter. Place of publication: Copenhagen. Publication Date: 2010
    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
    The Caprifico roof in its wider context. Author: Winter, N.A.. Journal and volume number: Il tempio arcaico di Caprifico di Torrecchia. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 2010. Pages: 113-122
  • Associated elements: HIN 858, HIN 863, HIN 865; armed riders to left HIN 717
  • Type of decoration: Chariot race to right
  • Last Recorded Collection: Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 30.0 ca.
  • Width: 70.0 ca.
  • Clay: 2.5YR 5/6
  • Paint: Blue-gray 2.5YR N5/, purple-red 7.5R 3/4
  • Height top fascia: 1.5
  • Height strigil: 5.6
  • Concave strigil: yes
  • Height main field: 20.5
  • Decoration main field: Relief figured frieze
  • Mouldmade decoration: yes
  • Soffit decoration type: Painted oblique bands
  • Height strigil: 5.6
  • Concave: yes
  • Soffit decoration type: Painted oblique bands
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