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5882, Orvieto, Via S. Leonardo

  • Record number: 5882
  • Site: Orvieto
  • Building or zone: Via S. Leonardo
  • Roof element: Columen/mutulus plaques
  • Remarks: Sculpture fragment of female head. 2 fragments with forehead, strands of hair, eyes, nose and half of upper lip. Possibly also separate piece of diadem, H 2.5, Th 1.8, W 9.7. MPH head 8.5, + diadem 11. Clay well-purified for face with inclusions only near inner surface; diadem made of less purified clay with traces of purified clay at point of attachment.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 161, no. I:4; Stopponi 2003, pp. 240-243
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    I templi e l'architettura templare. Author: Stopponi, S.. Journal and volume number: Orvieto I: Antichità, ed. G.M. Della Fina. Place of publication: Perugia. Publication Date: 2003. Pages: 235-273
  • Type of decoration: Female head
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 11
  • Width: 9.7
  • Clay: 7.5 YR 7/4
  • Paint: Hair red 10R 5/6. White face 10YR 8/2. Black eyes.
  • Distance outer eyes: 5
  • Width nose bottom: 1.8

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