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1499, Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana, Lo Scasato - stoa

  • Record number: 1499
  • Site: Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana
  • Building or zone: Lo Scasato - stoa
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, full figure
  • Remarks: Large head of male hero or athlete (boxer?) with high forehead, thick sideburns of hair in front of ear, channel for wide fillet. Left side unfinished, so intended to be seen in profile to right. Hole for meniskos
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 133, No. I:23, Pl. 50:159 left; Helbig4 III, pp. 722-723, No. 2814; Comella 1993c, p. 174, H14, pl. 50.b
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Führer durch die öffentlichen Sammlungen klassischer Altertümer in Rome, Bd. 1-4. 4., völlig neu bearb. Aufl. Hrsg. Von H. Speier. Author: Helbig, W.. Place of publication: Tübingen. Publication Date: 1963-1972
    Le terrecotte architettoniche del santuario dello Scasato à Falerii (scavi 1886-1887). Author: Comella, A.M.. Place of publication: Perugia. Publication Date: 1993
  • Type of decoration: Male head (hero/athlete/boxer?)
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 9.5
  • Width: 7.9
  • MPD: 5.9
  • Paint: Red-brown skin, charcoal hair
  • Condition: Broken through neck
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