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1237, Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana, Celle

  • Record number: 1237
  • Site: Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana
  • Building or zone: Celle
  • Roof element: Painted wall plaques
  • Comparanda: Tomba Golini I at Orvieto; Tomba dell'Orco at Tarquinia
  • Remarks: Flat plaque (Th 4) with painted female face (H 12) in profile to left, cut in half by finished edge at right, reserved in white against dark ground with slanting upper edge, above which is a painted V on reserved ground. Side edge slants inward towards back. Back flat & bumpy
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 91, No. II:8, fig. 24; Helbig4 III, pp. 738-739, No. 2838; P. Moscati, "Lo specchio di Avia", Prospettiva 39 (1984) 27, fig. 8; Rasenna, fig. 565
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Führer durch die öffentlichen Sammlungen klassischer Altertümer in Rome, Bd. 1-4. 4., völlig neu bearb. Aufl. Hrsg. Von H. Speier. Author: Helbig, W.. Place of publication: Tübingen. Publication Date: 1963-1972
    Rasenna. Storia e civiltà degli Etruschi. Author: Pallottino, M. et al.. Place of publication: Milano. Publication Date: 1986
  • Type of decoration: Painted head of woman in profile to left
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Height: 30.8
  • Width: 22.3
  • MPD: 4
  • Clay: 10YR 7/4
  • Paint: Surface slip 10YR 6/4
  • Condition: 3 joining fragments, preserving finished right edge

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