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1862, Caere, Vigna Marini Vitalini

  • Record number: 1862
  • Site: Caere
  • Building or zone: Vigna Marini Vitalini
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Cerveteri 85.50-1, 83.50-5, 83.51; Civitavecchia; Copenhagen NCG HIN 47, HIN 894, HIN 900, HIN 901, HIN 902; Leipzig TK 366; Okayama; Paris Cp 5185, Cp 4055; Rome "La Sapienza" M 275; Rome MNR 380163, 380164, 380162?
  • Remarks: Antefix plaque with female head in relief, with hair at top of head forming sharp angle with top of cover tile, surrounding tall forehead in flat segments with scalloped bottom edge, with deep part at center. Squarish face with short triangular nose. Small dot earrings & painted necklace band with vertical stripes. No diadem. Overhang of plaque below cover tile 3.2 cm
  • Bibliography: AZ 28 (1870) 123; Andrén 1940, p. 22, No. I:4d & Pl. 6:16; Die Welt der Etrusker 1988, p. 158, B 6.1.6; Winter 2009a, pp. 428-429, 6.C.2.a, Ill. 6.7.2
  • 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: Female head in relief, wearing dot earrings & necklace
  • Current Collection: Antikensammlung
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 16.8
  • Width: 14.6
  • MPD: ca. 9.9
  • Clay: 5YR 6/6
  • Paint: Cream skin 10YR 7/4. Red 7.5R 3/4 dot earrings, lips, necklace vertical stripes. Black hair, eyes, ears, necklace band, & hair on bottom of plaque
  • Condition: Complete, but paint worn off on right side
  • Height head: 14.3
  • Height face: 11.6
  • Distance outer eyes: 7.9
  • Width nose bottom: 3.3
  • Width mouth: 3.1
  • Inner H cover tile: 11.1
  • Outer H cover tile: 13.2
  • Inner W cover tile: 10
  • Outer W cover tile: 14
  • Thickness tile: 1.9-2.6
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