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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
    Fortuna etrusca e Fortuna romana: due cicli decorativi a confronto (Roma, Via S. Gregorio e Bolsena)
    La civiltà degli Etruschi
  • Type of decoration: Beheaded young woman
  • Current Collection: Museo Archeologico: 79253
  • 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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