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6734, Vulci

  • Record number: 6734
  • Site: Vulci
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Vatican, Museo Etrusco Gregoriano 14059
  • Remarks: Female bust circular antefix. Cover tile without strut. Hole for meniskos on upper plaque back. Concave, circular outer frame with leaf-and-dart moulding, cut horizontally at bottom to sit on eaves tile. H leaf-and-dart frame 2.7. H roll 0.6. H concave band 1.4, H roll 0.6. Th plaque 2.3. Cover tile scar. Hair in twisted melonfrisur over top of head.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 216, no. II:1, Pl. 79: 273; Moretti 1970, p. 50, fig. 29
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
  • Type of decoration: Female bust in circular frame
  • Current Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 21.3
  • Width: 23.6
  • Clay: 10YR 7/4
  • Paint: Cream slip on rolls 10YR 8/3. Pink skin 5YR 8/4. Red tongues/leaves, hair, pupil, lips, chiton 7.5R 4/4. Yellow-gold: darts, diadem(?), necklace, earrings 10YR 7/6. Turquoise concave band 5BG 7/1. Dark blue: ground around head, line below tongues & lines between tongue 5B 4/1.
  • Height head: 14.1
  • Height face: 7.3
  • Distance outer eyes: 3.8
  • Width nose bottom: 1.4
  • Width mouth: 1.4
  • Inner H cover tile: 11.8
  • Outer H cover tile: 14.5
  • Inner W cover tile: 11.
  • Outer W cover tile: 16.5
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