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4291, Caere, Vigna Marini Vitalini

  • Record number: 4291
  • Site: Caere
  • Building or zone: Vigna Marini Vitalini
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,figural
  • Comparanda: Copenhagen, Ny Carlsberg, Andrén 1940, Pl. 5:10 right.
  • Remarks: Fragment of figural revetment plaque of riders to left preserving in 2 fragments parts of 6 concave tongues and top of frieze with male head facing left and part of 2nd head to left, widely separated. On curved top, black band at front and 2 triple bands at right angles to front edge, back to resting surface.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, pp. 17-18, no. I:2a, Pl. 5:12; Melis 1986, Group B3; Die Welt der Etrusker 1988, pp. 156-157, B 6.1.4; Winter 2009a, p. 292, 4.D.8.h
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples
    Considerazioni e ricerche antiquarie su un gruppo di lastre fittili ceretani
    Die Welt der Etrusker: archäologische Denkmäler aus Museen der sozialistischen Länder
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
  • Type of decoration: Riders to left
  • Current Collection: Antikensammlung: TC 6681.6
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Paint: Concave tongues white/black/white/red/white/black with brown interstices. Black roll.
  • Height top fascia: 2
  • Depth top fascia: 6
  • Height strigil: 7.8
  • Width strigil: 3.8
  • Concave strigil: yes
  • Height strigil: 7.8
  • Width strigil: 3.8
  • Concave: yes
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