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4622, Arezzo

  • Record number: 4622
  • Site: Arezzo
  • Position: Pediment
  • Roof element: Pedimental sculpture
  • Remarks: Fragment of pedimental sculpture preserving head of young Herakles or ruler(?). Handmade, solid. Burned but hair was clearly black. Deep-set eyes. Right ear very small and low-set. Forehead chipped. About half life size. Taenia tied at back. Hole for meniskos(?). Back unfinished, traces of attachment. Was viewed in three-quarters to viewer's right.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 272, no. II:1, Pl. 90:323, 90:324; La civiltà degli Etruschi 1985, p. 384, 16.6.17
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    La civiltà degli Etruschi. Author: Cristofani, M.. Place of publication: Milano. Publication Date: 1985
  • Type of decoration: Young Herakles/ruler(?)
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Archeologico
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 14
  • Width: 12.1
  • MPD: 12.9
  • Height face: 9.9
  • Distance outer eyes: 5.2
  • Width nose bottom: 1.8
  • Width mouth: 2.5
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