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481, Caere, Vigna Parrocchiale

  • Record number: 481
  • Site: Caere
  • Building or zone: Vigna Parrocchiale
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Remarks: Female head with smooth hair across top of head ending in scallops along forehead and sides of face. Back deeply hollowed. Th cover tile 3. Squared edge at top of head
  • Bibliography: Mengarelli 1936, p. 76, Pl. XXV:5; Andrén 1940, p. 22, No. I:4d; Briguet 1989, p. 202, fig. 40 (said to be in Villa Giulia Museum); Winter 2009a, pp. 429-430, 6.C.2.c
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Il luogo e I materiali del tempio di Era a Caere. Author: Mengarelli, R.. Journal and volume number: StEtr 10. Publication Date: 1936. Pages: 67-86
    Le sarcophage des époux de Cerveteri du Musée du Louvre. Author: Briguet, M.-F.. Place of publication: Firenze. Publication Date: 1989
    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: Female head
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 16.7
  • Width: 12.6
  • MPD: 9.3
  • Clay: 5YR 6/6
  • Paint: Cream skin 10YR 7/4, red lips & inner ear outline 10R 3/6, brown earring rosette 7.5YR 5/6, black hair, eyes, top of cover tile
  • Condition: Face & top of head preserved
  • Height head: 16.7
  • Height face: 13.5
  • Distance outer eyes: 8.3
  • Width nose bottom: 2.8
  • Width mouth: 3
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