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5429, Calvi(?)

  • Record number: 5429
  • Site: Calvi(?)
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Koch 1912, P227-229, 231-233; Rome, Museo Artistico Industriale, no. 21; Frankfurt a.M., Historisches Museum (Bourgnignon); Marseille, Musée Borely 2636
  • Remarks: Antefix plaque with female head wearing diadem, with 2 long beaded strands of hair at either side of neck & chest, flanked by lotus leaves/flat fascia ending in pendent lotus, below upper frame of 7 convex strigils. Type Lotus A III.
  • Bibliography: Koch 1912, pp. 57-58, Pl. XII.5; La civiltà degli Etruschi 1985, 10.14.4, p. 269 with figure; Rescigno 1998a, pp. 126-127, E3207
  • Publication record: Dachterrakotten aus Campanien
    La civiltà degli Etruschi
    Tetti Campani. Età arcaica. Cuma, Pitecusa e gli altri contesti
  • Type of decoration: Female head between lotus leaves/pendent lotus/convex strigils
  • Current Collection: Museo Nazionale: 21580
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 44
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