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7333, Caere(?)

  • Record number: 7333
  • Site: Caere(?)
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Same general type as Cp 5185 and same scale; probably from same mould although this face wider.Copenhagen NCG HIN 47, HIN 894, HIN 900, HIN 901, HIN 902; Berlin TC 6681.4 (9); Leipzig TK 366; Paris Louvre Cp 5185; Rome La Sapienza M 275; Rome MNR 380163, 380164, perhaps also 380162; possibly also Tübingen S/10 2240; Vatican 13846
  • Remarks: Female head antefix. Well preserved including much of cover tile. Eyes painted. Hair has scalloped edge and central part, painted black with white wavy lines; below ears, 2 round rolls with vertical white wavy lines. Necklace of upper row of dots, alternating black and red. Below, black stripe with red cross stripes. Cover tile overhang of plaque H 4.3-4.6. Top of cover tile painted. D front of head 8.1, D beige band 1.1, D black band 1.1, D beige band 2, red-brown, MPD 9 without end. Squared chin below mouth.
  • Bibliography: Winter 2009a, pp. 428-429, 6.C.2.a
  • Publication record: 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: Musée du Louvre
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 16.8
  • Width: 14.9
  • MPD: 22.5
  • Clay: 2.5YR 5/6
  • Paint: Purple-red dot earrings 5R 3/2. Gray-brown pupils 2.5YR 5/2 & lips. Black ear outline. Cream slip 10YR 7/4. Red-brown on cover tile 10R 4/2.
  • Condition: Nose bottom broken.
  • Height face: 12
  • Distance outer eyes: 8.1
  • Width nose bottom: 3.1
  • Outer H cover tile: 14.5
  • Outer W cover tile: 15
  • Thickness tile: 2

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