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3777, Tarquinia, Right of Romanelli Gate

  • Record number: 3777
  • Site: Tarquinia
  • Building or zone: Right of Romanelli Gate
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Similar fabric to 5010
  • Remarks: Fragment of upper part of female head antefix preserving eyes and hair and painted diadem. Scar/opening between face mould impression and thick clay filling. Back of head hollowed. Shell broken away, Th 1.5.
  • Bibliography: Romanelli 1948, p. 237, no. 52; Cataldi 1993, p. 214, no. 41, figs. 36-37; Scavo nello scavo 2004, p. 79, no. I.e.11; Winter 2006c, p. 135. fig. 21
  • Publication record: Le terrecotte architettoniche arcaiche di Tarquinia: scambi e modelli. Author: Winter, N.A.. Journal and volume number: Tarquinia e le civiltà del Mediterraneo. Place of publication: Milano. Publication Date: 2006. Pages: 127-144
    Scavo nello scavo. Gli Etruschi non visti. Author: Moretti Sgubini, A.M.. Place of publication: Viterbo. Publication Date: 2004
    Tarquinia. Scavi e ricerche nell'area della città. Author: Romanelli, P.. Journal and volume number: NSc. Publication Date: 1948. Pages: 193-270
    Terrecotte arcaiche e tardo-arcaiche da Tarquinia. Author: Cataldi, M.. Journal and volume number: Deliciae Fictiles. Place of publication: Stockholm. Publication Date: 1993. Pages: 207-220
  • Type of decoration: Female head
  • Current Collection: Museo Archeologico Nazionale
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 9.7
  • Width: 12.5
  • MPD: 6.3
  • Clay: 10YR 7/3
  • Paint: Red-brown lines forming tongue pattern on diadem front and dot rosettes on top 10R 4/4. Black hair and eyelids.
  • Distance outer eyes: 5.6

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