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4215, Orvieto

  • Record number: 4215
  • Site: Orvieto
  • Roof element: Acroteria, human statues?
  • Remarks: Female head from acroterion(?). Handmade hollow. Meniskos hole in head (Diam 1) and pierced left ear. Ears pierced by holes through center. Broken off flat across back. Diadem (H 1.3) white with red edges. Clay has many inclusions, small, medium red, orange, black.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 191, no. I:2, Pl. 72:240; Gens Budapest 1989, p. 101, no. 3.10
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Gens antiquissima Italiae. Antichità dall'Umbria a Budapest e Cracovia. Author: Roncalli, F. (ed.). Place of publication: Milano. Publication Date: 1989
  • Type of decoration: Female head
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antikensammlung
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 10.9
  • Width: 10.1
  • MPD: 9.4
  • Clay: 7.5YR 6/6 core, 10YR 7/4 surface
  • Paint: Cream 10YR 7/3. Red 10R 4/4(diadem) & 4/6(hair). Black eyes. White skin and surface slip 10YR 7/3. Black eyebrows, lids, pupils. Red hair including top of head 2.5YR 5/6.
  • Condition: 1 fragment
  • Height head: 9
  • Height face: 7.3
  • Distance outer eyes: 4.8
  • Width nose bottom: 1.7
  • Width mouth: 2.1
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