Main SiteGandhara ConnectionsVase Corpus (CVA Online)

1576, Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana, Vignale, smaller temple

  • Record number: 1576
  • Site: Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana
  • Building or zone: Vignale, smaller temple
  • Position: Pediment floor
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Velletri: Naples, Museo Nazionale 21205; Vatican 13836
  • Remarks: Antefix of female head with heavy wavy locks over forehead & ears, wearing large diadem (H 4.5), surrounded by encircling round band (H 2), inside strigil shell frame of slightly concave tongues (W 2.2-2.4) with deep channels between. Back of plaque flat with traces of cover tile at bottom of fragment
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 101, No. I:3
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
  • Associated elements: 7212; Civita Castellana Museum 7383
  • Type of decoration: Female head wearing large diadem/strigil shell frame
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 17.2
  • Width: 21.3
  • MPD: 9.9
  • Clay: 7.5YR 6/6
  • Paint: Traces of white slip on strigils
  • Condition: Preserves part of shell & encircling round band, diadem, head down to mouth
  • Distance outer eyes: 5
  • Thickness tile: 2

Link to this record using the address

Site map Copyright Accessibility Privacy statement Contact us
Gandhara Connections
Gandhara Connections on Facebook
Gandhara Connections on Twitter
Back to top