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241, Caere

  • Record number: 241
  • Site: Caere
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Philadelphia MS 1801
  • Remarks: Preserves face, hair, cap earrings, diadem with discs, wavy volute ending in spiral at lower right finished edge, rising to peaks where berry clusters begin.
  • Bibliography: Poulsen 1966, p. 46; Andrén 1940, p. 58, No. IV:7; Christiansen & Winter 2010, pp. 106-107, no. 48
  • 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: Female head wearing diadem with discs, cap earrings, with floral shell frame of ivy leaves & berry clusters
  • Last Recorded Collection: Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Clay: Reddish-brown
  • Paint: Black ground behind volute, red hair, light brown slip
  • Condition: Broken on all sides
  • Type shell: Floral

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