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1686, Caere, S. Antonio - cistern fill W of Temple A

  • Record number: 1686
  • Site: Caere
  • Building or zone: S. Antonio - cistern fill W of Temple A
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Copenhagen NCG HIN 46; Geneva MF 794; Philadelphia MS1811; Santa Severa 51272, 16037, 16044
  • Remarks: Antefix with female head in relief, with long, rippled locks of hair ending in scalloped edge across forehead & temples, large eyes, short broad nose, fleshy lips. Bottom edge at mid-neck level
  • Bibliography: Veio, Cerveteri, Vulci 2001, pp. 148-149, II.B.4.1; Winter 2009a, p. 431, 6.C.3.a
  • Publication record: Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
    Veio, Cerveteri, Vulci. Città d'Etruria a confronto. Catalogo della mostra, Roma, Museo Nazionale Etrusco
  • Type of decoration: Female head in relief
  • Current Collection: Museo Nazionale: 119306
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 16.5
  • Width: 16.7
  • Paint: Traces of white on skin & black on hair
  • Condition: Chips from bottom corners

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