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1856, Caere, Vigna Marini Vitalini

  • Record number: 1856
  • Site: Caere
  • Building or zone: Vigna Marini Vitalini
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: TC 6681.3 (6); Philadelphia, University Museum MS 1813; Copenhagen NM ABb 297; New York Metropolitan Museum 96.18.154 (GR 1031)
  • Remarks: Antefix plaque with female head in relief, wearing tall diadem (H 4) above finger-waves of hair, & disk earrings (Diam 2.3). Diadem painted with pattern of alternating light brown/red circles on dark red ground, above gray houndstooth outlined in black on dark red ground. Plaque ovehangs cover tile 4 cm.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 32, No. II:11a; Die Welt der Etrusker 1988, p. 174, B 6.1.27; Winter 2009a, pp. 439-440, 6.C.4.d
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Die Welt der Etrusker: archäologische Denkmäler aus Museen der sozialistischen Länder. Author: Kunze, M., & V. Kästner (eds.). Place of publication: Berlin. Publication Date: 1988
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.. Author: Winter, N.A.. Journal and volume number: MAAR Suppl. 9. Place of publication: Ann Arbor. Publication Date: 2009
  • Type of decoration: Female head in relief, wearing tall diadem & disk earrings
  • Current Collection: Antikensammlung
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 24.7
  • Width: 15.4
  • MPD: 11
  • Clay: 5YR 6/6
  • Paint: Light brown 7.5YR 6/6, red 7.5R 4/4
  • Condition: Complete except for lower rt corner
  • Height head: 18.6
  • Height face: 14.5
  • Distance outer eyes: 9
  • Width nose bottom: 3.2
  • Width mouth: 3.4
  • Inner H cover tile: 12
  • Outer H cover tile: 14.2
  • Inner W cover tile: 8.6
  • Outer W cover tile: 14.5
  • Thickness tile: 2.3-2.8
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