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5636, Orvieto, Cannicella

  • Record number: 5636
  • Site: Orvieto
  • Building or zone: Cannicella
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Antefixes from same mould from Via S. Leonardo in Orvieto (Andrén 1940, p. 162, no. I:7, Pl. 62:202)
  • Remarks: Female head antefix. H diadem 2.5. Diam earring 1.8. Well-preserved paint. On back, cover tile at bottom. Head slightly hollowed behind.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 190, no. II:5, Pl. 71:237; Andrén 1968, pp. 21-22, no. 14, pl. 25 (2 examples); Santuari d'Etruria 1985, p. 119, 6.1.A.5; Gens Budapest 1989, pp. 90-93, no. 3.2, with color plate
  • 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
    Il santuario della necropoli di Cannicella ad Orvieto. Author: Andrén, A.. Journal and volume number: StEtr 35. Publication Date: 1968. Pages: 19-85
    Santuari d'Etruria. Author: Colonna, G. (ed.). Place of publication: Milano. Publication Date: 1985
  • Type of decoration: Female head
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Civico
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 25.1
  • Width: 20.3
  • MPD: 11.7
  • Clay: 7.5YR 7/4(?)
  • Paint: Black hair, decoration on bullae (3 horizontal stripes) decoration on base (battlement pattern), diadem top, eyes. Red-brown diadem front, earrings, necklace, above zigzag pattern on upper side of base, lips(?), ground on shell below scrolls 10R 3/4.
  • Height face: 9.5
  • Distance outer eyes: 5.7
  • Width mouth: 2.1
  • Height antefix base: 4
  • Width antefix base: 19
  • Height strut: 12
  • Width strut: 3.2
  • Depth strut: 3.2
  • Inner H cover tile: 8
  • Outer H cover tile: 9.2
  • Inner W cover tile: 12
  • Outer W cover tile: 18.5
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