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1170, Antemnae

  • Record number: 1170
  • Site: Antemnae
  • Position: Pediment
  • Roof element: Pedimental sculpture
  • Remarks: Fragment of life-sized, handmade head of child/youth, face colored red, hair in long, wavy locks painted brown. Tool marks clearly visible on face: striations of thin flat tool (W 0.2). Hollow (Th wall 1.9-2.2). Traces of holes, perhaps for metal cramps
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 367, No. 1, Pl. 113:399; Helbig4 III, pp. 740-741, No. 2841; Proietti 1980, p. 263, fig. 359; Sprenger & Bartoloni 1983, p. 148, Pl. 242
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Führer durch die öffentlichen Sammlungen klassischer Altertümer in Rome, Bd. 1-4. 4., völlig neu bearb. Aufl. Hrsg. Von H. Speier. Author: Helbig, W.. Place of publication: Tübingen. Publication Date: 1963-1972
    Il Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia. Author: Proietti, G.. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1980
    The Etruscans: their history, art, and architecture. Author: Sprenger, M. & G. Bartoloni. Place of publication: New York. Publication Date: 1983
  • Associated elements: Seated Minerva: Andrén 1940, p. 368, No. 2
  • Type of decoration: Head of child/youth
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 24.2
  • Width: 17.9
  • MPD: 13.1
  • Clay: 10YR 7/6
  • Paint: Skin brown-red 2.5YR 4/6, painted over light brown slip, hair 5YR 4/3
  • Condition: Broken on all sides, missing most of left side of cheek & eye
  • Height face: 18.2
  • Width nose bottom: 3.5
  • Width mouth: 4.4
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