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29, Caere

  • Record number: 29
  • Site: Caere
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Copenhagen, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek HIN 71 (H. 251)
  • Remarks: Antefix with female head wearing diadem decorated with discs & torque necklace, surrounded by floral frame with ivy leaves (W 4.7) & berry clusters. Back of shell smooth with concave depression behind upper head.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 58, no. IV:7, Pl. 20:67; Turfa 2005, p. 177, no. 168, pl. 25
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Catalogue of the Etruscan Gallery of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Author: Turfa, J.M.. Place of publication: Philadelphia. Publication Date: 2005
  • Type of decoration: Female head wearing diadem with discs & torque, with floral shell of ivy leaves & berry clusters
  • Current Collection: University Museum
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 27
  • Width: 18.1
  • MPD: 7.3?
  • Paint: Gold 10YR 6/6, purple hair 5R 3/3, red lips 10R 5/8, orange on base 10R 5/8
  • Condition: Restored right corner of base
  • Height head: 13.5
  • Height face: 11.1
  • Distance outer eyes: 5.5
  • Width mouth: 2.2
  • Type shell: Floral
  • Width shell: 5
  • Height antefix base: 3.5
  • Width antefix base: 18
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