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2672, Orvieto, Campo della Fiera

  • Record number: 2672
  • Site: Orvieto
  • Building or zone: Campo della Fiera
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Remarks: Female head antefix surrounded by floral shell. Reminiscent of Classical Greek style of later 5th cent. B.C.. Beaded headdress with 4 rows of oval beads painted gold. In ears, bud-shaped pendants painted gold. Around neck, gold ribbon edged with pearls below white edge of pink chiton. Shell decorated with scrolls, lotus flowers and palmettes. Black ground on outer half with palmettes. Red ground on inner half with lotus.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 193, no. II:1
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
  • Type of decoration: Female head wearing beaded headdress and earrings, surrounded by floral shell
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antikensammlung
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 28.9
  • Width: 19.6
  • MPD: 8
  • Clay: 7.5YR 6/6 core, 10YR 8/3 surface
  • Paint: Cream 10YR 8/3. Red 7.5R 5/6. Purple 7.5R 4/4. Gold 10YR 6/8. Skin white 10YR 8/3. Red lips 10R 4/6, pupils(!), hair 10R 4/4. Blue lotus 5BG 6/1.
  • Height head: 12.1
  • Height face: 9.4
  • Distance outer eyes: 3.4
  • Width nose bottom: 2.1
  • Width mouth: 2.5
  • Type shell: Floral
  • Width shell: 6.5+
  • Width fascia: .9
  • Torus or flat: torus
  • Height antefix base: 3
  • Width antefix base: 8.6(!)
  • Depth antefix base: 2.8
  • Inner H cover tile: 6.6
  • Outer H cover tile: 11.2
  • Inner W cover tile: 9
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