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2594, Caere

  • Record number: 2594
  • Site: Caere
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Remarks: Female head antefix with shell frame of palmette and lotus. H diadem 3.5. Rectangular strut. Openwork shell, deeply curving. Cover tile cutout notch (H 3.5) at left side bottom, 24 cm behind front edge.
  • Bibliography: Monumenti Inediti 1891, Pl III: 2; Fenger 1909, p. 16, fig. 56; Luce & Holland 1918, pp. 324-325, fig. 2, Type I; Van Buren 1921a, p. 19f (Antefixae, Div. IV, type XVII) Pl. XIII:1; Vighi 1931, pp. 133f, Pl. XIII:2; Giglioli, p. 133, Pl. XII:2; Andrén 1940, p. 50, Type III:8, Pl. 17:53; Die Welt der Etrusker 1988, p. 176, B6.1.29 (dated 490-480 B.C.)
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Die Welt der Etrusker: archäologische Denkmäler aus Museen der sozialistischen Länder. Author: Kunze, M., & V. Kästner (eds.). Place of publication: Berlin. Publication Date: 1988
    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 temple etrusco-latin de l"Italie centrale. Author: Fenger, L.. Place of publication: Copenhagen. Publication Date: 1909
    Le terrecotte templari di Caere. Author: Vighi, R.. Journal and volume number: StEtr 5. Publication Date: 1931. Pages: 105-146
    Terra-cotta revetments from Etruria in the University Museum, Philadelphia. Author: Luce, S.B. & L.B. Holland. Journal and volume number: AJA 22. Publication Date: 1918. Pages: 319-339
  • Associated elements: Counterpart to Silen antefix TC 6681.2c
  • Type of decoration: Female head/floral
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antikensammlung
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 52.2
  • Width: 44.3
  • MPD: 42
  • Clay: 2.5YR 7/4
  • Paint: Cream 10YR 7/4 skin, volutes, palmette outlines. Purple-brown (red) 2.5YR 4/2, black-blue 5Bg 6/1. Brown diadem 7.5YR 6/6. Red dot earrings 5R 4/6.
  • Condition: ca. 14 joining fragments
  • Height head: 17.1
  • Height face: 14.5
  • Distance outer eyes: 8.8
  • Width nose bottom: 3.1
  • Width mouth: 3.9
  • Height floral field: 16
  • Width palmette: 18.1
  • Height lotus: 10.8
  • Width lotus: ca. 12.8
  • Type shell: Floral
  • Width shell: 16.5
  • Width fascia: 2.1
  • Torus or flat: torus
  • Height antefix base: 4.8-3.9
  • Width antefix base: 28.5
  • Depth antefix base: 4.3
  • Height strut: 26.4
  • Width strut: 4.5
  • Inner H cover tile: 9.7
  • Outer H cover tile: 11.9
  • Inner W cover tile: 17.5
  • Outer W cover tile: 22.2
  • Thickness tile: 2.3
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