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285, Tarquinia

  • Record number: 285
  • Site: Tarquinia
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Philadelphia MS 1828; Tarquinia, Mus.Arch (Andrén's I:5; Rastrelli 1993, p. 124, n. 47) ; Populonia (Andrén's No. I:1; S. Bruni 1985, 122-)
  • Remarks: Hair divided into vertical locks ending in snail curls at forehead. 2 knobs on hair near ears (horns). Animal ears. Torus ending in volutes with shell broken away. No base. Back of upper head hollowed.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 254, No. I:1, Pl. 86.303; Poulsen 1966, p. 33; Christiansen & Winter 2010, pp. 74-75, no. 29
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Etruria I. Architectural terracottas and painted wall plaques, pinakes c. 625-200 BC.Catalogue, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. Author: Christiansen, J. & N.A. Winter. Place of publication: Copenhagen. Publication Date: 2010
    Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. Den Etruskiske Samling. Author: Poulsen, V.. Place of publication: Copenhagen. Publication Date: 1966
    The Caprifico roof in its wider context. Author: Winter, N.A.. Journal and volume number: Il tempio arcaico di Caprifico di Torrecchia. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 2010. Pages: 113-122
  • Type of decoration: Acheloos head
  • Last Recorded Collection: Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 14
  • Width: 15.1
  • Clay: 10YR 7/3
  • Paint: Cream slip, black hair, brown skin 5YR 4/4, dark brown beard 7.5YR 3/2, red-brown 10R 4/3
  • Height face: 11.2
  • Distance outer eyes: 5.9
  • Outer H cover tile: 8.8
  • Outer W cover tile: 13.5
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