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286, Chiusi

  • Record number: 286
  • Site: Chiusi
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Chiusi Museum
  • Remarks: "Alexander the Great" locks on forehead, large cauliflower ears, very thick Scopaic eyebrows above round eyes with relief lids. Finished edge below muzzle. Plaque outline = design, projects above cover tile
  • Bibliography: Poulsen 1966, p. 47; Christiansen & Winter 2010, p. 113, no. 52
  • Publication record: Etruria I. Architectural terracottas and painted wall plaques, pinakes c. 625-200 BC.Catalogue, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. Author: Christiansen, J. & N.A. Winter. Place of publication: Copenhagen. Publication Date: 2010
    Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. Den Etruskiske Samling. Author: Poulsen, V.. Place of publication: Copenhagen. Publication Date: 1966
    The Caprifico roof in its wider context. Author: Winter, N.A.. Journal and volume number: Il tempio arcaico di Caprifico di Torrecchia. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 2010. Pages: 113-122
  • Type of decoration: Lion head
  • Current Collection: Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 15
  • Width: 20
  • Clay: Gold-brown 7.5YR 7/6
  • Paint: White slip

Link to this record using the address https://www.beazley.ox.ac.uk/record/58ED5542-E568-44D8-9E27-D8416EB518BE

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