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3779, Tarquinia

  • Record number: 3779
  • Site: Tarquinia
  • Roof element: Acroteria, animal statues
  • Comparanda: 745, probably same mould
  • Remarks: Fragment of female head, possibly from sphinx acroterion. Preserves part of rounded moulding (diadem) above.
  • Bibliography: Cataldi 1993, p.218, no. 45; Winter 2009a, p. 386, 5.E.3
  • Publication record: 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
    Terrecotte arcaiche e tardo-arcaiche da Tarquinia. Author: Cataldi, M.. Journal and volume number: Deliciae Fictiles. Place of publication: Stockholm. Publication Date: 1993. Pages: 207-220
  • Type of decoration: Female head
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Archeologico Nazionale
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Clay: 5YR 6/6

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