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1518, Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana, Lo Scasato - 2nd temple

  • Record number: 1518
  • Site: Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana
  • Building or zone: Lo Scasato - 2nd temple
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Sassi Caduti, Andrén 1940, p. 118, No. II:6; Vignale, Smaller temple, Andrén 1940, p. 101, No. II:3, Pl. 35:120: 7212, 7383
  • Remarks: Female head wearing diadem & surrounded by strigil shell frame. Worn mould. On back squared strut, short & slightly curved from cover tile top to back of shell frame. Rounded thumb print at bottom, on top of cover tile. Plaque attached at oblique angle of 75 degrees to cover tile. Remoulded, later version of Vignale, etc.?
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 136, No. II:4; Comella 1993c, p. 205, L2, pl. 57.b
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Le terrecotte architettoniche del santuario dello Scasato à Falerii (scavi 1886-1887). Author: Comella, A.M.. Place of publication: Perugia. Publication Date: 1993
  • Associated elements: Silen head in lion skin 2685, 2693, 2722, 2723, 3878, 2691; 2724; 2721, 2726; Silen head 2725; revetment plaque 3787, raking sima with lilies 24359-61; ram's head 27040
  • Type of decoration: Female head in diadem with strigil shell frame
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 23.3
  • Width: 18.2
  • MPD: 22.9
  • Clay: 10YR 7/3 sandpapery
  • Paint: White slip 10YR 8/2, red 7.5YR 4/4 scalloped diadem & chiton top, purple 7.5R 4/2 hair & lips, black eyelids, light pink 7.5R 5/4 cheeks & necklace
  • Condition: Missing much of shell
  • Height face: 9.6
  • Distance outer eyes: 5.2
  • Width nose bottom: 1.6
  • Width mouth: 2
  • Height antefix base: 2.8
  • Width antefix base: 15.3
  • Inner H cover tile: 10
  • Outer H cover tile: 11.9
  • Thickness tile: 2.2
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