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4664, Orvieto, Temple at church of S. Giovanni dedicated to Etruscan Jupiter

  • Record number: 4664
  • Site: Orvieto
  • Building or zone: Temple at church of S. Giovanni dedicated to Etruscan Jupiter
  • Roof element: Miscellaneous/unknown
  • Remarks: Female head from unknown roof element. Handmade, hollow. Large hole in top, Diam 0.9. Missing most of hair except for part of chignon roll or scarf at back, with neck painted red. Full lips painted red Red disk earring on right ear. Left side unfinished(?) no earring.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 159, no. 4, Pl. 58:192; Strazzulla 1989, p. 977, pl. I.d
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    La decorazione frontonale del tempio del Belvedere di Orvieto. Author: Strazzulla, M.J.. Journal and volume number: Atti Firenze. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1989. Pages: 971-982
  • Type of decoration: Female head
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Archeologico
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 10.4
  • Width: 8.2
  • MPD: 9.4
  • Clay: 10YR 6/4
  • Paint: Red disk earring, lips 7.5R 4/6. White skin 10YR 7/3.
  • Height face: 9
  • Distance outer eyes: 4.9
  • Width nose bottom: 1.6
  • Width mouth: 2
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