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206, Veii

  • Record number: 206
  • Site: Veii
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Veii Portonaccio antefixes in Villa Giulia
  • Remarks: Between concave tongues & torus, row of half-circles W 2.4-3.6. Back of head deeply hollowed, slightly squared strut from top of shell to cover tile. Well-preserved paint
  • Bibliography: Brijder et al.1989, pp. 110 & 214, No. 97, fig. on pl. 111; Riis 1981, p. 44, no. 11M; Greece, Italy & the Roman Empire, Copenhagen 1968, p. 76, fig. on p. 77
  • Publication record: Etruscan types of heads. Author: Riis, P.J.. Place of publication: Copenhagen. Publication Date: 1981
  • Type of decoration: Acheloos head in strigil shell frame
  • Current Collection: National Museum
  • Mouldmade: no?
  • Height: 34.1
  • Width: 30.5
  • MPD: 16.3
  • Clay: 5YR 5/4
  • Paint: Cream slip 10YR 8/3, red-brown overpainted skin, alternate strigils 2.5YR 3/4, black
  • Condition: Head & left of shell preserved
  • Height strigil: 8.2-8.5
  • Width strigil: 3.5
  • Convex strigil: yes
  • Height face: 17.6
  • Distance outer eyes: 9.1
  • Width mouth: 4.3
  • Type shell: Strigils
  • Height strigil: 8.2-8.5
  • Width strigil: 3.5
  • Convex: yes
  • Width fascia: 2.2
  • Torus or flat: torus
  • Height strut: 5.8
  • Width strut: 4.2
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