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872, Rome

  • Record number: 872
  • Site: Rome
  • Position: Pediment
  • Roof element: Columen/mutulus plaque
  • Remarks: Upper nude torso of mature woman, with thighs draped in himation, the end of which hangs down vertically in front. Figure probably meant to be seen in 3/4 view with vertical folds at front. At opposite side of piece, thick plaque curving ouward to right: strut to plaque at right angles? Possible nail hole near upper 1/3 edge of terracotta baulk. Handmade, hollow
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, pp. 365-366, No. II:2
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
  • Type of decoration: Mature woman
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antiquarium Comunale
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 18.7
  • Width: 10
  • MPD: 13.2
  • Clay: 10YR 7/4
  • Paint: Cream slip 10YR 7/3, skin yellow 10YR 7/4, drapery bright red 5R 4/8 with dark purple-red border 5R 4/4
  • Condition: Preserved from waist to knee level
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