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1591, Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana, sporadic

  • Record number: 1591
  • Site: Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana
  • Building or zone: sporadic
  • Position: Pediment
  • Roof element: Columen/mutulus plaque
  • Remarks: Nude female figure, wearing only torque & mantle over raised left arm, around back & over right leg, sits on rocky surface, strapped to rocks at both wrists, facing in 3/4 view towards viewer's left. W elbow-elbow 40.5, L elbow-wrist 14.5. Figure is mounted on flat plaque (Th 2.4 mid-height, 3 at bottom) with nail holes for attaching to beam. Handmade, with hollow rocks, head, torso, area behind draped right leg, object on which figure sits
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, pp.147-148, No. II:4, Pl. 56:184; Helbig4 III, p. 720, No. 2811; Colonna 1992a, p. 122, pl. XXIV (first half or mid 3rd cent. B.C.)
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Führer durch die öffentlichen Sammlungen klassischer Altertümer in Rome, Bd. 1-4. 4., völlig neu bearb. Aufl. Hrsg. Von H. Speier. Author: Helbig, W.. Place of publication: Tübingen. Publication Date: 1963-1972
    Membra disiecta di altorilievi frontonali di IV e III secolo. Author: Colonna, G.. Journal and volume number: Atti Orbetello. Publication Date: 1992. Pages: 101-126
  • Associated elements: Probably also Perseus & ketos
  • Type of decoration: Andromeda chained to rock
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 84
  • Width: 55.5
  • MPD: 24.5
  • Clay: 10YR 7/3
  • Paint: no paint visible
  • Condition: Both side edges preserved. Missing head & feet, piece from belly
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