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426, Pyrgi?

  • Record number: 426
  • Site: Pyrgi?
  • Roof element: Antefixes, full figure
  • Comparanda: Pyrgi
  • Remarks: Lower torso with short chiton & splayed legs in profile to right. High relief (Th plaque 2.7, + relief 3.5). Ground painted black between legs, with parts of three teardrop-shaped projections. At bottom break, curved cover tile on back, extending upward into thick central vertical ridge W top 5.1, bottom 13.0
  • Bibliography: Christiansen 1988b, p. 66, figs. 11-12; Christiansen & Winter 2010, pp. 90-91, no. 40
  • Publication record: Etruria I. Architectural terracottas and painted wall plaques, pinakes c. 625-200 BC.Catalogue, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
    Some early Etruscan revetment plaques in the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
    The Caprifico roof in its wider context
  • Type of decoration: Phosphoros
  • Current Collection: Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek: HIN 887
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 14.5
  • Width: 16.5
  • MPD: 10.5
  • Clay: 10YR 7/3
  • Paint: Cream slip 10YR 8/3, brown-red 5R 4/4, black
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