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108, Caere

  • Record number: 108
  • Site: Caere
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: MS 1812; New York Metropolitan Museum 96.18.157 (GR 1035); Berlin Antikensammlung TC 6681.4 (10); Rome MNR 38165, 380167 + 27745
  • Remarks: Antefix plaque with female head of which face, left ear & 2 round locks of hair partially preserved. Top of head slants downward to tile top.
  • Bibliography: Luce 1920a, p. 30, fig. 3; AndrĂ©n 1940, pp. 20-21, No. I:4c; Winter 2009a, p. 430, 6.C.2.d
  • Publication record: Archaic antefixes from Cerveteri in the University Museum, Philadelphia. Author: Luce, S.B.. Journal and volume number: AJA 24. Publication Date: 1920. Pages: 27-36
    Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    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: Female head
  • Last Recorded Collection: University Museum
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 16.3
  • Width: 14.8
  • MPD: 11.9
  • Clay: 5YR 5/4
  • Paint: White slip 10YR 8/3, black hair, eyes, lids, pupils
  • Condition: Nose tip, left ear, bottom of hair locks, neck, head top & tile restored
  • Height head: 15.9
  • Height face: 12.7
  • Distance outer eyes: 9.3
  • Width mouth: 3.2
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