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1544, Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana, Vignale, larger temple

  • Record number: 1544
  • Site: Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana
  • Building or zone: Vignale, larger temple
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Remarks: Antefix with female head wearing diadem & dot earrings, surrounded by shell frame of round disks (Diam 3.5). Hair over forehead with central part & scalloped edges; eyes large with heavy lids, nose short & broad
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, pp. 95-96, No. I:4, Pl. 29:103; Winter 1978, pp. 42-43, pl. 20.3
  • Publication record: Archaic architectural terracottas decorated with human heads. Author: Winter, N.A.. Journal and volume number: RM 85. Publication Date: 1978. Pages: 27-58
    Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
  • Associated elements: Silen head antefixes 7274, 7275
  • Type of decoration: Female head wearing diadem & dot earrings/shell frame of disks
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 15.5
  • Width: 15.7
  • MPD: 7.6
  • Clay: 7.5YR 6/4
  • Paint: Light brown slip 10YR 7/4; red 5R 4/4 inner circles on disks, upper band & squares on diadem, upper outline on encircling band, stripe across bottom below volutes & on chiton; brown-black outer outline of disks, hair, eyes, inner edge of encircling band & volute, tops of chiton neck; red-brown 5YR 5/6 dot earrings, lips
  • Height face: 7.2
  • Distance outer eyes: 4.6
  • Width nose bottom: 1.7
  • Width mouth: 2
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