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4881, Lanuvium, Favissa just south of gate of Acropolis

  • Record number: 4881
  • Site: Lanuvium
  • Building or zone: Favissa just south of gate of Acropolis
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Rome, Villa Giula nos. 3798-3799 and Leeds Museum
  • Remarks: Female head antefix with shell frame of cordoned convex tongues/openwork scale pattern/roll ending in upright palmettes.
  • Bibliography: Wiegand 1896, p. 17, fig. 4; Walters 1903, p. 171, B606; Fenger 1909, p. 15, fig. 53A, B; Strong 1914, pp. 166, 174, fig. 17; Luce & Holland 1918, p. 327, fig. 5; Luce 1920b, p. 353, fig. 1; Van Buren 1921a, p. 21; Andrén 1940, pp. 420-421, no. I:1; Winter 1978, p. 42
  • Publication record: Archaic architectural terracottas decorated with human heads. Author: Winter, N.A.. Journal and volume number: RM 85. Publication Date: 1978. Pages: 27-58
    Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Catalog of terracottas in the British Museum. Author: Walters, H.B.. Place of publication: London. Publication Date: 1903
    Etruscan shell-antefixes in the University Museum, Philadelphia. Author: Luce, S.B.. Journal and volume number: AJA 24. Publication Date: 1920. Pages: 352-369
    Figurative terracotta revetments in Etruria and Latium in the VI. and V. cent. B.C.. Author: Van Buren, E.D.. Place of publication: London. Publication Date: 1921
    Le temple etrusco-latin de l"Italie centrale. Author: Fenger, L.. Place of publication: Copenhagen. Publication Date: 1909
    Terra-cotta revetments from Etruria in the University Museum, Philadelphia. Author: Luce, S.B. & L.B. Holland. Journal and volume number: AJA 22. Publication Date: 1918. Pages: 319-339
    Terres cuites architecturales d'Italie. Author: Wiegand, T.. Journal and volume number: P. Arndt, La Glyptotheque Ny-Carlsberg II.A.. Place of publication: Munich. Publication Date: 1896. Pages: 2-26
    The architectural decoration in terracotta from early Latin temples in the Museo di Villa Giulia. Author: Strong, P.F.. Journal and volume number: JRS 4. Publication Date: 1914. Pages: 157-182
  • Associated elements: GR1890.6-14.1 (B605)
  • Type of decoration: Female head
  • Last Recorded Collection: British Museum
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 40

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