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  • Record number: 5830
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Remarks: Bearded head antefix. Late Archaic male head attached to curved plaque resembling column with flat top. Along top edge painted brown band with squares below. Deeply moulded head with snail curls across forehead. Broken below lips. Back hollow with squared scar at top, narrowing at sides. At break at back, surface rises slightly. Painted squares across top. All proveniences are unsubstantiated in Louvre, except for recent attributions to Tuscania.
  • Type of decoration: Bearded male head
  • Last Recorded Collection: Musée du Louvre
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 15.6
  • Width: 19.3
  • Clay: 10YR 7/4
  • Paint: Brown slip on top 10YR 6/4. Brown band and squares 2.5YR 4/4. Skin brown including ears 7.5YR 5/4. Black eyebrows, eyelids, pupils. Brown hair, moustache (moulded) and beard (moulded) 10YR 6/3, with black line along edges. Red lips 2.5YR 4/3.
  • Distance outer eyes: 8.1

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