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434, Caere?

  • Record number: 434
  • Site: Caere?
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Satricum "Etrusco-Ionian" female head antefix: Rome, Villa Giulia 10194
  • Remarks: Female head wearing raised diadem (H 5.3), hollow behind, 6 cm above cover tile top (Th tile 3.6). Top painted gray with black lines, above narrow fillet with purple-red/white bands, wide band with herringbone in purple-red/white/brown/white/, thin fillet with black/white bands
  • Bibliography: Winter 2009a, pp. 435-437, 6.C.4.a;Christiansen & Winter 2010, p. 32, no. 3
  • 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 wearing diadem and disk earrings
  • Current Collection: Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek: HIN 898
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 14.3
  • Width: 13.6
  • MPD: 8.8
  • Clay: 2.5YR 5/8
  • Paint: Cream slip 10YR 8/3, purple-red 5R 4/4, light brown 2.5YR 6/4, dark gray 5R 5/1
  • Condition: Preserves head with diadem
  • Thickness tile: 3.6
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