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5832

  • Record number: 5832
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Houston: ID 4955.
  • Remarks: Shell antefix with head of black man with nappy hair on top of head and at sides. Preserves part of roll, head and neck. Colors very well-preserved. All proveniences are unsubstantiated in Louvre, except for recent attributions to Tuscania.
  • Bibliography: Villard n.d., pp. 20-23 no. 36
  • Publication record: Aspects de l'art des Etrusques dans les collection du Louvre. Author: Villard, F.. Place of publication: Paris. Publication Date: n.d.
  • Associated elements: Cp4797
  • Type of decoration: Head of black man
  • Current Collection: Musée du Louvre
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 18.2
  • Width: 12.7
  • Clay: 10YR 7/4
  • Paint: Black diagonal bands on roll, skin, pupils. Cream on roll, eyeballs 10YR 7/3. Hair gold at edges 7.5YR 5/6. Red-brown on top center 10R 4/4. Lips red-brown 10R 4/4.
  • Height face: 9.5
  • Distance outer eyes: 6

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