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4210, Orvieto, Campo della Fiera

  • Record number: 4210
  • Site: Orvieto
  • Building or zone: Campo della Fiera
  • Roof element: Columen/mutulus plaque
  • Remarks: Columen/mutulus plaque with 3 male heads. W eye 2.7. Hole for meniskos in nearest head, Diam 0.9. Back flat and rough, detached from flat element. Pedimental rather than acroterial. Solid(?), handmade. Central figure has brown skin with black lines for wrinkles on forehead. Left and right figures have red skin. All have black beards and moustaches. All balding
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, pp. 191-192, no. I:3, Pl. 72:241; Die Welt der Etrusker 1988, p. 300, D4.1.2; Gens Budapest 1989, pp. 99-100, no. 3.8; Stopponi 2003, p. 264, fig. 20
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples
    Die Welt der Etrusker: archäologische Denkmäler aus Museen der sozialistischen Länder
    Gens antiquissima Italiae. Antichità dall'Umbria a Budapest e Cracovia
    I templi e l'architettura templare
  • Type of decoration: 3 male heads
  • Current Collection: Antikensammlung: TC 7537
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 17.7
  • Width: 18.8
  • MPD: 15.2
  • Clay: 10YR 7/4
  • Paint: Red 10 R 4/6. Brown 7.5YR 5/4. black eyelids and pupils. black wrinkles painted on brown forehead of central figure. Red skin 2.5YR 5/6. Brown skin 7.5YR 6/4-5/4. Colors painted over white slip 10YR 7/4.
  • Condition: 1 piece
  • Height head: 13.9
  • Height face: 12.8
  • Width nose bottom: 2.6
  • Width mouth: 2.9
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