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114, Caere, Temple excavation 1895-6

  • Record number: 114
  • Site: Caere
  • Building or zone: Temple excavation 1895-6
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: 10 similar examples known with H 43-49.5 cm: Vatican 13978; Copenhagen NCG, HIN 70 (H. 250), London BM, 1893 (B621), 1863 (B622), Philadelphia, University Museum MS 1802, MS 1803, MS 1826, New York MMA GR 1040
  • Remarks: Antefix with female head wearing diadem, large earrings, drapery, surrounded by floral shell with 3 upright palmettes alternating with 2 lotus flowers. H diadem 3.8, L. nose 4.2, H ear cap 8.6
  • Bibliography: Luce 1920a, p. 365; Andrén 1940, pp. 57-58, No. IV:6
  • Publication record: Archaic antefixes from Cerveteri in the University Museum, Philadelphia. Author: Luce, S.B.. Journal and volume number: AJA 24. Publication Date: 1920. Pages: 27-36
    Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
  • Associated elements: Silen head antefixes MS 1804, MS1805
  • Type of decoration: Female head wearing diadem, large earrings, drapery/floral shell frame
  • Last Recorded Collection: University Museum
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 29
  • Width: 27.5
  • MPD: 23.7
  • Clay: 10YR 7/3
  • Paint: Pink over white at neck 5R 3/4, purple on drapery 5R 3/3, horizontal red stripe on base 5R, 4/4, white face
  • Height head: 12.6
  • Height face: 12.3
  • Distance outer eyes: 7
  • Width mouth: 3.2
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