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1849, Latium

  • Record number: 1849
  • Site: Latium
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Remarks: Antefix plaque with female head with wavy hair over forehead and wide flat ears, reworked after moulding, wearing red diadem (H 2.4) with black top & cream edge above headband (H 1). Strigils of shell frame flat with red interstrices, cream with black central band. Torus with red/white/black/white rectangles. Flat band painted white with red edges & central band. Short round strut on back from cover tile to back of plaque. Head hollowed at back, cracked. From the Sermoneta collection
  • Bibliography: Die Welt der Etrusker 1988, p. 182, B 6.10; Kästner 1993, p. 112, no. 4, fig. 5
  • Publication record: Architektonische Terrakotten aus der Sammlung der Hergozin von Sermoneta in der Berliner Antikensammlung. Author: Kästner, V.. Journal and volume number: Deliciae Fictiles. Place of publication: Stockholm. Publication Date: 1993. Pages: 109-116
    Die Welt der Etrusker: archäologische Denkmäler aus Museen der sozialistischen Länder. Author: Kunze, M., & V. Kästner (eds.). Place of publication: Berlin. Publication Date: 1988
  • Type of decoration: Strigil shell/female head wearing diadem
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antikensammlung
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 18.5
  • Width: 28.5
  • MPD: 22.5
  • Clay: 7.5YR 6/6
  • Paint: Cream skin 10YR 8/3. Red 7.5R 4/6. Black diadem top, rectangles on torus and hair (overpainted red)
  • Condition: Broken around shell frame & below chin
  • Height head: 11.2
  • Height face: 9.6
  • Distance outer eyes: 6.2
  • Width nose bottom: 2.2
  • Width mouth: 2.7
  • Type shell: Strigil
  • Width fascia: 1.3/2.2
  • Torus or flat: torus/flat
  • Height strut: 12.5
  • Width strut: 3.7
  • Depth strut: 3.5
  • Thickness tile: 2.1-2.6
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