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1540, Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana, Vignale, larger temple

  • Record number: 1540
  • Site: Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana
  • Building or zone: Vignale, larger temple
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, full figure
  • Comparanda: Veii, Satricum, Gabii: Vagnetti 1971, p. 26, n. 1, Pl. I; Knoop in La grande Roma 1990, pp. 242-243, 9.6.70; La grande Roma 1990, p. 163, 7.3.21; Oppenhaffen 2011, fig. 9.c
  • Remarks: Fragment of upper female torso in peplos with overfold & long, loose sleeve, down to elbow, left upper wing (H 12.5, W 12, Th 1.7) & top of lower wing. Upper wing moulded with large outer flat section, recessed from smaller raised section, below even smaller, more raised section close to neck. Top of rectangular strut behind upper chest
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, pp. 94-95, No. I:2, series 2; Carlucci 1995, p. 83, fig. 7.a (1st series)
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Il santuario falisco di Vignale. Nuove acquisizioni. Author: Carlucci, C.. Journal and volume number: ArchCl 47. Publication Date: 1995. Pages: 69-101
  • Associated elements: Civita Castellana: Carlucci 1995, figs. 7.b-c
  • Type of decoration: Siren
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 23
  • Width: 22
  • MPD: 12.6
  • Clay: 5YR 5/4
  • Paint: Peplos painted with cream slip, black edge, red-brown below overfold, with black edge at sleeve edge

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