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5162, Lanuvium, Favissa just south of gate of acropolis

  • Record number: 5162
  • Site: Lanuvium
  • Building or zone: Favissa just south of gate of acropolis
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Rome, Villa Giula nos. 3798-3799 and British Museum nos. GR1890.6-14.1 (B605), GR1892.1-12.9 (B606)
  • Remarks: Antefix with female head in relief, wearing diadem & necklace, surrounded by shell frame of squat strigils/roll/inner band of openwork scale pattern, with innermost band encircling head ending in upright palmettes in relief to either side of face.
  • Bibliography: BSR 11 (1929) p. 87, no. 6, Pl. XXVII:b; Andrén 1940, pp. 420-421, no. I:1
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
  • Type of decoration: Female head
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museum
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 40

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