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203, Caere, N/NE of theater

  • Record number: 203
  • Site: Caere
  • Building or zone: N/NE of theater
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Basel 1921.564; Berlin TC 6681.3 (5), TC 6681.3 (6); Philadelphia MS 1813; Metropolitan Museum 96.18.154 (GR 1031)
  • Remarks: Antefix with female head. H hair 4, with finger waves. Eyes are large raised flat planes with outer channel, painting not following contours. Bottom lip sharply moulded edge. Th plaque 2.3, H overhang below cover tile 3.2. Head hollowed below cover tile.
  • Bibliography: Breitenstein 1941, p. 80, No. 770, Pl. 93:3; Riis 1964, 83 (dated 565/45-525/00); Winter 2009a, pp. 439-440, 6.C.4.d
  • Publication record: Danish National Museum. Catalogue of terracottas: Cypriote, Greek, Etrusco-Italian and Roman. Author: Breitenstein, N.. Place of publication: Copenhagen. Publication Date: 1941
    Etruscan or modern?. Author: Riis, P.J.. Journal and volume number: ActaArch 35. Publication Date: 1964. Pages: 81-93
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.. Author: Winter, N.A.. Journal and volume number: MAAR Suppl. 9. Place of publication: Ann Arbor. Publication Date: 2009
  • Type of decoration: Female head
  • Last Recorded Collection: National Museum
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 19.6
  • Width: 14.9
  • MPD: 14
  • Clay: 7.5YR 6/6
  • Paint: Cream slip 10YR 8/3, red 10R 4/6, turquoise on diadem, black
  • Height face: 14.3
  • Distance outer eyes: 8.7?
  • Width mouth: 3.7
  • Inner H cover tile: 10.5
  • Outer H cover tile: 12.2
  • Inner W cover tile: 10
  • Outer W cover tile: 14.1
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