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5880, Orvieto, Via S. Leonardo

  • Record number: 5880
  • Site: Orvieto
  • Building or zone: Via S. Leonardo
  • Roof element: Columen/mutulus plaques
  • Remarks: Fragment of sculpture preserving head of bearded man. Handmade, hollow. Restored. Th wall 1.8. Layer of purified clay on surface. Long locks pulled back at side of head and knotted together at back. Scar form opening in top of head for meniskos.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 160, no. I:2, Pl. 61:197; La civiltà degli Etruschi 1985, p. 270, 10.15.2; Gens New York 1991, pp. 271-273, no. 6.4; Stopponi 2003, pp. 240-243, fig. 5
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Gens antiquissima Italiae. Antichità dall'Umbria a New York. Author: Roncalli, F. (ed.). Place of publication: Perugia. Publication Date: 1991
    I templi e l'architettura templare. Author: Stopponi, S.. Journal and volume number: Orvieto I: Antichità, ed. G.M. Della Fina. Place of publication: Perugia. Publication Date: 2003. Pages: 235-273
    La civiltà degli Etruschi. Author: Cristofani, M.. Place of publication: Milano. Publication Date: 1985
  • Type of decoration: Bearded man
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 15
  • Width: 9
  • MPD: 12.5
  • Clay: 7.5YR 7/4
  • Paint: Red skin 7.5R 4/8. Brown and gold hair and beard 7.5YR 5/4.
  • Height face: 11.4
  • Distance outer eyes: 5.4
  • Width nose bottom: 1.6
  • Width mouth: 1.8
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