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5345, Vulci(?)

  • Record number: 5345
  • Site: Vulci(?)
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Remarks: Female head antefix with strigil shell frame. Mouldmade with touched-up eyes and mouth. Part of strigil shell with slightly convex inner tongue, W 1.6, framed by narrower convex borders, TW 3.1. H diadem 1.7. Eye outlines and separation of lips made with thick blunt tool. Hair in ribs across top of head, with recessed lower section with scallop edge down to area in front of ears. Back slightly hollowed behind head. No traces of cover tile.
  • Type of decoration: Female head
  • Last Recorded Collection: J. Paul Getty Museum
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 14.6
  • Width: 19
  • MPD: 7
  • Clay: 5YR 6/6
  • Paint: Traces of white slip on strigil.
  • Distance outer eyes: 6.5
  • Width nose bottom: 2.4
  • Width mouth: 3

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