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1841, Latium

  • Record number: 1841
  • Site: Latium
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Remarks: Fragment of antefix plaque with part of strigil shell/flat fascia with painted black dots surrounding female head in relief. Diadem with painted vertical black & red stripes, red top, torus at bottom with painted red dots between black vertical bands (H diadem 3, including torus 4). On back, raised vertical ridge on plaque from top of cover tile, with concave section to either side & below tile. From Sermoneta Collection.
  • Bibliography: Die Welt der Etrusker 1988, p. 178, B 6.3; Kästner 1993, pp. 112-113, no. 5, figs. 2, 4, 6 (earliest Central Italian antefix with Campanian nimbus)
  • Publication record: Architektonische Terrakotten aus der Sammlung der Hergozin von Sermoneta in der Berliner Antikensammlung. Author: Kästner, V.. Journal and volume number: Deliciae Fictiles. Place of publication: Stockholm. Publication Date: 1993. Pages: 109-116
    Die Welt der Etrusker: archäologische Denkmäler aus Museen der sozialistischen Länder. Author: Kunze, M., & V. Kästner (eds.). Place of publication: Berlin. Publication Date: 1988
  • Type of decoration: Strigil shell/female head wearing diadem
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antikensammlung
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 20.4
  • Width: 17.4
  • MPD: 7.5
  • Clay: 10YR 8/3
  • Paint: Cream ground 10YR 7/3. Red 2.5YR 3/4 central band on strigils, top & bottom borders of flat fascia, ear outline. Black strigil outlines, hair, eyes
  • Condition: Broken on all edges
  • Height head: 13
  • Height face: 12
  • Distance outer eyes: 7
  • Width nose bottom: 2.8
  • Width mouth: 3.3
  • Type shell: Strigil
  • Width fascia: 1.9
  • Torus or flat: flat
  • Thickness tile: 2.7-3.6
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