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287, Praeneste

  • Record number: 287
  • Site: Praeneste
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Rome, Villa Giulia 42178 from Tivoli; Rome Tre Fontane MNR 125612, 125613
  • Remarks: Diadem with painted meander of red upper boxes and black lower boxes, separated by white band. Below diadem is pointed cap (tutulus)/veil with 3 folds with edges painted alternately black/red/white. Black hair, eyebrows and irises; red lips. Ears project forward in front of diadem. Painted necklace of wavy black line with red dots above and below; chiton top red. Finished bottom edge, no base.
  • Bibliography: Vagnetti 1966, p. 114, n. 22; Riis 1941a, Pl. 4.4; La grande Roma 1990, p. 143, 6.4; Cristofani 1992c, Pl. 33.2; Christiansen & Winter 2010, pp. 66-69, no. 25
  • 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
    La grande Roma dei Tarquini. Author: Cristofani, M. (ed.). Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1990
    Nota sull'attività dei coroplasti etrusche. Author: Vagnetti, L.. Journal and volume number: ArchCl 18. Publication Date: 1966. Pages: 110-114
    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
    Tyrrhenika. Author: Riis, P.J.. Place of publication: Copenhagen. Publication Date: 1941
    Über die Anfänge der 'römischen Kunst'. Die Zeit der Tarquinier. Author: Cristofani, M.. Journal and volume number: RM 99. Publication Date: 1992. Pages: 123-138
  • Type of decoration: Female head in round wearing diadem & tutulus
  • Last Recorded Collection: Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 25
  • Width: 17
  • MPD: 17.4
  • Clay: 10YR 7/4
  • Paint: Brown slip 10YR 7/3, black, red 7.5R 4/6
  • Condition: Missing lower left corner; chips from diadem top, outer ears
  • Height face: 11.1
  • Distance outer eyes: 8.1
  • Width nose bottom: 3.2
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