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1627, Pyrgi, Temple B

  • Record number: 1627
  • Site: Pyrgi
  • Building or zone: Temple B
  • Position: Pediment right corner
  • Roof element: Columen/mutuli plaques
  • Remarks: Hollow, handmade statue of nude female(?) with head turned to her right, spiral curls over forehead, 6 long locks of hair over chest & along inner right arm, and arms bent at elbows and reaching towards her right. RL forearm 15, Diam 4.5, H ear 4.2. Nipple visible. Large hole in chest (Diam 3.2) for attachment, and holes in ears (vents?). Red drapery over left forearm. Back roughly finished, detached from another element. Assigned to left mutulus plaque with 2 horses, facing left.
  • Bibliography: Pyrgi 1970, p. 302, No. 1, figs. 225-226; Proietti 1980, p. 146, fig. 182; Colonna 2000, pp. 286-288, fig. 25
  • Publication record: Il Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
    Il santuario di Pyrgi dalle origini mitistoriche agli altorilievi frontonali dei Sette e di Leucotea
    Pyrgi. Scavi nel santuario etrusco (1959-1967)
  • Associated elements: Other fragments: 33654, 33655, 33659, 33661, 33671, 33677, 33689, 34460. Second example: 32573 + 32627 + 32178
  • Type of decoration: Nude female (?)
  • Current Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia: 33663 + 33665
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 34.2
  • Width: 27.2
  • MPD: 15
  • Clay: Buff
  • Paint: Light brown skin 10YR 6/4, black hair, red lips & drapery
  • Condition: Restored from ca. 20 fragments; preserves upper body & head
  • Height head: 11.2
  • Height face: 9.3
  • Width nose bottom: 2.5
  • Width mouth: 2.5
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