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2229, Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana(?)/Caere(?)

  • Record number: 2229
  • Site: Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana(?)/Caere(?)
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Rome, MNR 115393 but slightly smaller
  • Remarks: Female head antefix equal to 115393. Clearer impression. Deeply hollowed. Plaque overhangs cover tile by 7.9 cm. Provenance may be incorrect as type is Caeretan.
  • Bibliography: Pensabene & Sanzi di Mino 1983, p. 51, no. 4, pl. 1; Winter 2009a, pp. 440-441, 6.C.5
  • Publication record: Museo Nazionale Romano, Le terrecotte II.1: Antefisse. Author: Pensabene, P. & M. Sanzi di Mino. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1983
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.. Author: Winter, N.A.. Journal and volume number: MAAR Suppl. 9. Place of publication: Ann Arbor. Publication Date: 2009
  • Type of decoration: Female head
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Romano
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 17.7
  • Width: 15.7
  • MPD: 10.5
  • Clay: 2.5YR 4/4
  • Height head: 14.6
  • Height face: 13
  • Distance outer eyes: 8.8
  • Width nose bottom: ca 2.6
  • Width mouth: 3.5
  • Inner H cover tile: 7.5
  • Outer H cover tile: 9.8
  • Inner W cover tile: 10.3
  • Outer W cover tile: 15.5
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