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5611, Orvieto, Belvedere

  • Record number: 5611
  • Site: Orvieto
  • Building or zone: Belvedere
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Remarks: Female head antefix with shell frame. Missing fragment of lower left side shown in Andrén photo. On back rectangular strut near top with vertical depression down center, and small thumb pressed element on side of it. Below scar of cover tile.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 181, no. II:37, Pl. 68:224; Sprenger & Bartoloni 1983, p. 134, Pl. 196; Mertens-Horn 1994, fig. 293
  • Publication record: Antefisse. Author: Mertens-Horn, M.. Journal and volume number: EAA 2° suppl., vol. 1. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1994. Pages: 242-252
    Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    The Etruscans: their history, art, and architecture. Author: Sprenger, M. & G. Bartoloni. Place of publication: New York. Publication Date: 1983
  • Type of decoration: Female head in beaded headdress
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Civico
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 18.7
  • Width: 12.9
  • MPD: 11.8
  • Clay: 5YR 6/6
  • Paint: White paint on face 10YR 8/1. Red hair, lips, underline of chin, top of diadem 7.5R 5/8.
  • Height face: 10.3
  • Distance outer eyes: 6.1
  • Width nose bottom: 2
  • Width mouth: 2.4
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