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7312, Punta della Vipera, Temple of Menerva, 1st phase

  • Record number: 7312
  • Site: Punta della Vipera
  • Building or zone: Temple of Menerva, 1st phase
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Regia
  • Remarks: Female head antefix. Inside hollow with many traces of spatula edge. Finished bottom edge, Th 1.8. Eyes painted only.
  • Bibliography: Torelli 1967, pp. 336-337, no. a; Stopponi 1979, p. 249, no. a, Pl. I.1-2;Riis 1981, p. 25, Type 1 B; Santuari d'Etruria 1985, p. 150, 8.1.A.1; Winter 2009a, p. 427, 6.C.1.a
  • Publication record: Etruscan types of heads
    Santuari d'Etruria
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
    Terrecotte architettoniche dal santuario di Punta della Vipera
    Terza campagna di scavi a Punta della Vipera (S. Marinella)
  • Type of decoration: Female head
  • Current Collection: Museo Nazionale
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 14.6
  • Width: 10.6
  • MPD: 7.9
  • Clay: 5YR 6/8
  • Paint: Traces of white on face. Traces of black on eyebrows.
  • Height face: 11.3
  • Width nose bottom: 2.7
  • Width mouth: 2.8

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