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7342, Caere

  • Record number: 7342
  • Site: Caere
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Kore 671, 530-525 B.C.; replicas: Mon. dell' Inst. Suppl. Pl. 2, fig. 4; Berlin TC 6681.3 (3); Copenhagen NCG HIN 48; Kiev 85 SK; Munich 5170; Rome MNR 380168; Vatican 13883
  • Remarks: Female head antefix wearing tall, flat diadem, disk earrings, and painted necklace.
  • Bibliography: Walters 1903, p. 175, B624; Van Buren 1921a, pp.16ff (Antefixae, Div. IV, type VIII), Pl. VIII:4; Andrén 1940, p. 32, Type II:11a, Pl. 9:28; Vighi 1931, pp. 116-, Pl. X:3; Winter 2009a, pp. 437-438, 6.C.4.b, Ill. 6.9.2, Fig. 6.17
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Catalog of terracottas in the British Museum. Author: Walters, H.B.. Place of publication: London. Publication Date: 1903
    Figurative terracotta revetments in Etruria and Latium in the VI. and V. cent. B.C.. Author: Van Buren, E.D.. Place of publication: London. Publication Date: 1921
    Le terrecotte templari di Caere. Author: Vighi, R.. Journal and volume number: StEtr 5. Publication Date: 1931. Pages: 105-146
    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 wearing tall, flat diadem, disk earrings, and painted necklace
  • Last Recorded Collection: British Museum
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 24-27
  • Paint: Diadem decorated with red stripe across center with row of buds above and below, painted green with black outline on black ground. Hair red-brown with black wavy stripes; below ear, 2 wavy red strands (restored). Face cream. Eyebrows, eyelids black. Right pupil black-brown, left overpainted green. Lips red. Disk earrings equal to red rosette with black outlines. Black necklace.
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