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4679, Populonia, Podere di S. Cerbone

  • Record number: 4679
  • Site: Populonia
  • Building or zone: Podere di S. Cerbone
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: 36972, 91368; Tarquinia: Andrén 1940, No. I:5; Chiusi: Andrén 1940, no. I:1
  • Remarks: Acheloos head antefix. Finished bottom edge. Rounded band surrounding head.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 246, no. I:1, Pl. 85:298 left & right; Rasenna, fig. 323; Bruni 1985
  • Publication record: Antefisse inedite da Populonia (Piombino, Livorno). Author: Bruni, S.. Journal and volume number: Rassegna di Archeologia 5. Publication Date: 1985. Pages: 119-130
    Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Rasenna. Storia e civiltà degli Etruschi. Author: Pallottino, M. et al.. Place of publication: Milano. Publication Date: 1986
  • Type of decoration: Acheloos head
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Archeologico
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 16.2
  • Width: 14.1
  • MPD: 6.8
  • Clay: 10YR 7/3
  • Paint: Rounded band painted white with red dots. Dark red hair on top of head and ears, moustache ends 5YR 5/6. Brown-red skin, lips 5YR 5/6. Black eyebrows, lids, pupils, moustache top, beard. Gray-brown beard pappus.
  • Condition: Missing shell frame. Paint well preserved.
  • Height face: 11.2
  • Distance outer eyes: 6
  • Width nose bottom: 2.4
  • Width mouth: 2.8
  • Inner H cover tile: 5.9
  • Outer H cover tile: 9.2
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