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437, Caere?

  • Record number: 437
  • Site: Caere?
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Probably = HIN 901 of = fabric & scale. Similar to HIN 902 but mouth less wide (3.1 instead of 3.6)
  • Remarks: Short, broad, prominent nose with deep nostrils, cavity below. Undercut below lips
  • Bibliography: Winter 2009a, pp. 428-429, 6.C.2.a; Christiansen & Winter 2010, pp. 58-59, no. 18
  • Publication record: Etruria I. Architectural terracottas and painted wall plaques, pinakes c. 625-200 BC.Catalogue, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
    The Caprifico roof in its wider context
  • Type of decoration: Female head
  • Current Collection: Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek: HIN 900
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 7.2
  • Width: 6.3
  • MPD: 4.5
  • Clay: 5YR 6/6
  • Paint: White slip, black
  • Condition: Fragment of nose, mouth, chin
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