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126, Tarquinia

  • Record number: 126
  • Site: Tarquinia
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Copenhagen NCG H187 & National Museum; Tarquinia Mus. Naz.; Populonia
  • Remarks: Crisp mould. L nose 2.1, W moustache 7.5. Shell: W double volute 5.2, W concave volute .7
  • Bibliography: Luce 1921a, pp. 276-277, fig. 8; Andrén 1940, pp. 67-68, No. I:5, Pl. 23:80; Cataldi 1993, p. 214, fig 33 (with wrong inv. no. 1823); Turfa 2005, pp. 252-253, no. 282 (dated early 5th cent. B.C.)
  • Publication record: A group of architectural terra-cottas from Corneto. Author: Luce, S.B.. Journal and volume number: AJA 25. Publication Date: 1921. Pages: 266-276
    Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Catalogue of the Etruscan Gallery of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Author: Turfa, J.M.. Place of publication: Philadelphia. Publication Date: 2005
    Terrecotte arcaiche e tardo-arcaiche da Tarquinia. Author: Cataldi, M.. Journal and volume number: Deliciae Fictiles. Place of publication: Stockholm. Publication Date: 1993. Pages: 207-220
  • Associated elements: Female head antefixes
  • Type of decoration: Acheloos head with volute shell frame
  • Last Recorded Collection: University Museum
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 19.8
  • Width: 17.5
  • MPD: 17.4
  • Clay: 10YR 7/3
  • Paint: Traces of white slip, red between volutes & edges of shell
  • Condition: Missing shell to right of head & most edges of shell
  • Height head: 12,5
  • Height face: 10.3
  • Distance outer eyes: 5
  • Width mouth: 2.3
  • Type shell: Double volutes
  • Width shell: 5.6
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