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479, Caere, Vigna Parrocchiale

  • Record number: 479
  • Site: Caere
  • Building or zone: Vigna Parrocchiale
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Remarks: Female head with low forehead, bulbous almond-shaped eyes, projecting triangular nose, low neck. Back hollowed with flat edge across back of neck. Scar of cover tile (Th 2.2) at top = curve of head
  • Bibliography: Cristofani 1986b, p. 16, figs. 24-25 (dated 580-570 B.C.); Winter 2009a, pp. 247-250, 4.C.1.b, Ill. 4.4.1
  • Publication record: Nuovi dati per la storia urbana di Caere. Author: Cristofani, M.. Journal and volume number: BdA 71:35-36. Publication Date: 1986. Pages: 1-24
    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
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 10.8
  • Width: 9.5
  • MPD: 6.1
  • Clay: 2.5YR 5/6
  • Paint: red-brown surface 2.5YR 4/6
  • Condition: Full height preserved. Broken across face below nose; missing sides
  • Height face: 7.6
  • Distance outer eyes: 6.8
  • Width mouth: 2.8
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