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  • Record number: 4806
  • Roof element: Votive head(?)
  • Comparanda: Orvieto
  • Remarks: Female head of antefix type but with peculiar back: flat with large circular cavity behind face, no traces of tile but crown of head continues back and downwards, forming rounded overhanging tongue projecting on back. Th plaque 1.7. Diam earring 3. H diadem 2.5. Th tongue on back 2, W 10. No shell. Probably not architectural.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, pp. 501-502, no. I:16, Pl. 156:527, G:4
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
  • Type of decoration: Female head in diadem and disk earrings
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Archeologico
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 19.6
  • Width: 17.4
  • MPD: 17
  • Clay: Burned
  • Paint: Hair and eyes black. Lips and decoration red.
  • Height face: 12.4
  • Distance outer eyes: 6.3
  • Width nose bottom: 2.1
  • Width mouth: 2.8
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