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5972, Nemi

  • Record number: 5972
  • Site: Nemi
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Nottingham Castle (Wallis, Cat. No. 769)
  • Remarks: Female head antefix with pointed triangular plaque with flat, raised frame. Head and shoulders of Diana(?) in high relief, with diadem, sleeved chiton, upper part of bow at left shoulder, end in shape of goat head with long, curved horns. Behind right shoulder, quiver.
  • Bibliography: AndrĂ©n 1940, p. 382, no. 2, Pl. 117:413; Pensabene & Sanzi di Mino 1983, p. 116, no. 188, Pl. XLV
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples
    Museo Nazionale Romano, Le terrecotte II.1: Antefisse
  • Associated elements: 4463
  • Type of decoration: Female head
  • Current Collection: Museo Nazionale Romano: 62644
  • Mouldmade: yes

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