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1896, Caere, Vigna Marini Vitalini

  • Record number: 1896
  • Site: Caere
  • Building or zone: Vigna Marini Vitalini
  • Position: Pediment
  • Roof element: Columen/mutulus plaque
  • Comparanda: Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
  • Remarks: Handmade, solid bent left leg, in profile to left, with hem of skirt painted red with white hem with black bottom edge. Greave (MPH 9.7, W 4.1) painted brown with black lines forming volute = helmet of TC 6681.7 (1) on left side, with dark red paint on top at knee. Scar on inner, right thigh where detached from another element.
  • Bibliography: Lulof 2008, p. 200, fig. 5; Winter 2009a, pp. 463-466, 6.D.6
  • Publication record: Le amazzoni e i guerrieri di Vigna Marini-Vitalini. La ricostruzione di un frontone "straordinario". Author: Lulof, P.S.. Journal and volume number: Mediterranea 5. Place of publication: Pisa/Roma. Publication Date: 2008. Pages: 197-214
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.. Author: Winter, N.A.. Journal and volume number: MAAR Suppl. 9. Place of publication: Ann Arbor. Publication Date: 2009
  • Associated elements: TC 6681.7 (2) + 6681.8 (1), 6681.7 (1, 3, 4, 5, 6), 6681.8 (2, 3, 5, 6), 6681.11c (1, 2)
  • Type of decoration: Warrior leg in greave
  • Current Collection: Antikensammlung
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 13.8
  • Width: 7.3
  • MPD: 5.4
  • Clay: 5YR 6/6
  • Paint: Red 5YR 6/6 traces on skin. Red 10R 4/6 skirt & patch on greave. Cream 10YR 8/3. brown 7.5YR 6/6?
  • Condition: Preserved leg from mid-thigh to near ankle
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