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4610, Arezzo, Catona

  • Record number: 4610
  • Site: Arezzo
  • Building or zone: Catona
  • Position: Pediment
  • Roof element: Pedimental sculpture(?)
  • Remarks: Fragment of pedimental sculpture(?) preserving male head in Phrygian cap. Could be Paris(?). Solid, handmade. Phrygian cap tied in knot at top, broken but has upturned front edge and broken peak. Pupils pierced.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, pp. 268-269, no. I:1, Pl. 89:318; Sprenger & Bartoloni 1983, p. 158, Pl. 277; La civiltà degli Etruschi 1985, p. 384, 16.6.10; Etruschi nel tempo 2001, pp. 271-272, no. 42
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Etruschi nel tempo: I ritrovamenti di Arezzo dal '500 ad oggi. Place of publication: Firenze. Publication Date: 2001
    La civiltà degli Etruschi. Author: Cristofani, M.. Place of publication: Milano. Publication Date: 1985
    The Etruscans: their history, art, and architecture. Author: Sprenger, M. & G. Bartoloni. Place of publication: New York. Publication Date: 1983
  • Type of decoration: Male head in Phrygian cap (Paris?)
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Archeologico Nazionale
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 20.5
  • Width: 14.2
  • MPD: 14.9
  • Clay: 5YR 7/4, surface 10YR 7/4
  • Paint: Pink skin 2.5YR 6/4. Red hair 10R 4/4.
  • Height face: 10.7
  • Distance outer eyes: 5.1
  • Width nose bottom: 2
  • Width mouth: 2.8
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