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4644, Bolsena

  • Record number: 4644
  • Site: Bolsena
  • Roof element: Antefixes, full figure
  • Remarks: Full-figure antefix of beheaded young woman with snake emerging from neck. Elongated body. Red on left forearm indicating blood(?) from decapitated head. Handmade.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, pp. 208-209, no. II:1, Pl. 78:267; La civiltà degli Etruschi 1985, p. 380, 16.3.1; Pairault-Massa 1993a, p. 262, fig. 16; Strazzulla 1993a, p. 336, figs. 22a-b
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Fortuna etrusca e Fortuna romana: due cicli decorativi a confronto (Roma, Via S. Gregorio e Bolsena). Author: Strazzulla, M.J.. Journal and volume number: Ostraka 2. Publication Date: 1993. Pages: 317-350
    La civiltà degli Etruschi. Author: Cristofani, M.. Place of publication: Milano. Publication Date: 1985
  • Type of decoration: Beheaded young woman
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Archeologico
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 37.5
  • Width: 34
  • Clay: 7.5YR 5/4
  • Paint: Surface painted light brown 10YR 7/3-7/4. Red 7.5R 4/6.
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