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1596, Lanuvium, From favissa S of acropolis gate

  • Record number: 1596
  • Site: Lanuvium
  • Building or zone: From favissa S of acropolis gate
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Other examples from same favissa, now in British Museum GR1890.6-14.1 (B605), GR1892.1-12.9 (B606), & Leeds Museum
  • Remarks: Fragment of antefix plaque similar to 3798, but different fabric & paint. Hair in 3 strands of beaded locks, necklace with pendant, dress top decoration in relief. W at bottom of hair 21.1 cm. Hollow head. Right edge of hair finished (H 4.5) & painted, left more roughly (H 3). Scar of cover tile on back
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, pp. 420-421, No. I:1
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
  • Associated elements: 3798
  • Type of decoration: Female head in relief necklace
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 14
  • Width: 26
  • MPD: 9.8
  • Clay: 7.5YR 7/6
  • Paint: Cream slip 10YR 7/4 on face & neck; purple-red 7R 4/4 hair & central 2 beads on dress top; brown-red 7.5R 5/6 pendant on necklace & dress top; black necklace chain
  • Condition: Preserves lower part of head, neck & hair
  • Inner H cover tile: 10.5
  • Outer H cover tile: 12
  • Outer W cover tile: 21

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