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3451, Poggio Civitate, T-26/OC2/Workshop

  • Record number: 3451
  • Site: Poggio Civitate
  • Building or zone: T-26/OC2/Workshop
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Remarks: Human head antefix. Eyes have moulded lids. No ears, no neck, triangular pointed nose. Finished chin edge. Single hair strand at sides of face. Hair rendered in well-preserved fine herringbone tresses at sides and probably also top of forehead. D mould 5.5. W notch in cover tile backer 4.9, H 2.7. H tile 6.8, W 13.9.
  • Bibliography: E. Nielsen 1987, p. 94, fig. 14, p. 99, (mould Type IIa), figs. 20-24; Winter 2009a, pp. 85-87, 2.C.4.a
  • Publication record: Some preliminary thoughts on old and new terracottas. Author: Nielsen, E.. Journal and volume number: OpRom 16. Publication Date: 1987. Pages: 91-119
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.. Author: Winter, N.A.. Journal and volume number: MAAR Suppl. 9. Place of publication: Ann Arbor. Publication Date: 2009
  • Type of decoration: Human head
  • Last Recorded Collection: Excavation Storerooms
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 12.5
  • Width: 14.1
  • MPD: 20.9
  • Height face: 10.3
  • Distance outer eyes: 6.6
  • Width nose bottom: 2.4
  • Width mouth: 4.7

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