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2613, Caere

  • Record number: 2613
  • Site: Caere
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: 10 similar examples known with H 43-49.5 cm: Vatican 13978; Copenhagen NCG, HIN 70 (H. 250), London BM, 1893 (B621), 1863 (B622), Philadelphia, University Museum MS 1802, MS 1803, MS 1826, New York MMA GR 1040
  • Remarks: Antefix with female head wearing diadem, large earrings, drapery, surrounded by floral shell with 3 upright palmettes alternating with 2 lotus flowers. Rectangular strut. Hole for meniskos in top of strut.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, pp. 57-58, no. IV:6, Pl. 20:66
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
  • Associated elements: Counterpart to Silen heads
  • Type of decoration: Female head wearing diadem, large earrings, drapery/floral shell frame
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antikensammlung
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 49.1
  • Width: 47.5
  • MPD: 26.5
  • Paint: Cream 10YR 8/3. Red hair 2.5YR 4/4. Red drapery 10R 4/4. Gold earrings 10YR 6/6. Red edges 10R 4/6. Blue hearts of palmettes 5BG 7/1. Black.
  • Height head: 16.1
  • Height face: 14.3
  • Distance outer eyes: 8.1
  • Width nose bottom: 2.7
  • Width mouth: 3.9
  • Width palmette: 19.7
  • Height lotus: 12
  • Width lotus: 24(?)
  • Type shell: Floral
  • Width shell: 18
  • Height antefix base: 5.5
  • Width antefix base: 23.8
  • Depth antefix base: 5.6
  • Height strut: 30.5
  • Width strut: 5.1
  • Depth strut: 3
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