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115, Caere

  • Record number: 115
  • Site: Caere
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: 10 similar examples known with H 43-49.5 cm: Vatican 13978; Copenhagen NCG, HIN 70 (H. 250), London BM, 1893 (B621), 1863 (B622), Philadelphia, University Museum MS 1802, MS 1803, MS 1826, New York MMA GR 1040
  • Remarks: Antefix with female head wearing diadem, large earrings, drapery, surrounded by floral shell with 3 upright palmettes alternating with 2 lotus flowers.H diadem 4.3. Floral shell: W double volute below lotus 20.3, H lotus 11.2; H palmette 11.8
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, pp. 57-58, No. IV:6; Turfa 2005, pp. 257-258, no. 288 (dated later 4th cent. B.C.)
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Catalogue of the Etruscan Gallery of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Author: Turfa, J.M.. Place of publication: Philadelphia. Publication Date: 2005
  • Associated elements: Silen head antefixes MS 1804, MS 1805
  • Type of decoration: Female head wearing diadem, large earrings, drapery/floral shell frame
  • Current Collection: University Museum
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 47
  • Width: 49.5
  • MPD: 32
  • Paint: Red 5R 4/4, gold diadem 10YR 6/4, dark gold 75.YR 5/6
  • Height head: 19.8
  • Height face: 14.4
  • Distance outer eyes: 7.8
  • Width mouth: 3.6
  • Width lotus: 19.5
  • Type shell: Floral
  • Width shell: 16.2
  • Height antefix base: 5
  • Width antefix base: 23.6
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