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4468, Vignanello, Piano del Mulino, Molesino

  • Record number: 4468
  • Site: Vignanello
  • Building or zone: Piano del Mulino, Molesino
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Remarks: Gorgon head antefix. W tongue 4.1. H tongue 3.2. H left ear 4.5, right ear 4.5. Th plaque 1.5. H overhang 4.8. Cover tile smaller than plaque with finger-smoothed clay bonding on underside.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, pp. 150-151, no. 2, Pl. 57:186; Gli Etruschi. Nuove ricerche e scoperte 1972, p. 93, no. 186, Pl. XXXI.a; Andrén 1974, p. 8, Pl. 38:63; De Lucia Brolli 1991b, p. 92, fig. 59 and cover; Winter 2009a, pp. 171-172, 3.C.1.a, Ill. 3.3.2
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Civita Castellana. Il Museo Archeologico dell'Agro Falisco. Author: De Lucia Brolli, M.A.. Journal and volume number: Guide territoriali dell'Etruria meridionale. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1991
    Gli Etruschi. Nuove ricerche e scoperte. Author: Colonna, G. & C.E. Östenberg. Place of publication: Viterbo. Publication Date: 1972
    Osservazioni sulle terrecotte architettoniche etrusco-italiche. Author: Andrén, A.. Journal and volume number: OpRom 8. Publication Date: 1974. Pages: 1-16
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.. Author: Winter, N.A.. Journal and volume number: MAAR Suppl. 9. Place of publication: Ann Arbor. Publication Date: 2009
  • Type of decoration: Gorgoneion
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Archeologico di Agro Falisco
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 13.4
  • Width: 14.1
  • MPD: 6.1
  • Clay: 5YR 5/6
  • Paint: Reddish-brown surface of face and tile 2.5YR 5/6. Dark brown eyebrows, pupils, eye outlines, nose segment outline and bottom segment, mouth outline, teeth divisions.
  • Height face: 12.1
  • Distance outer eyes: 8.7
  • Width nose bottom: 4.1
  • Width mouth: 10.2
  • Inner H cover tile: 5.3
  • Outer H cover tile: 6.9
  • Inner W cover tile: 10
  • Outer W cover tile: 13.2
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