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6057, Veii, Piazza d'Armi oikos

  • Record number: 6057
  • Site: Veii
  • Building or zone: Piazza d'Armi oikos
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Remarks: Female head antefix with raised band of hair over forehead, falling in flat raised section at etiher side of face and neck, with recessed border along bottom of plaque. W eye 3. Th plaque 2. Plaque projects above and below cover tile. H overhang 6.6. Plaque rises above cover tile top 3.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p 8, no. 2; Stefani 1944, col. 234, fig. 37; Gli Etruschi. Nuove ricerche e scoperte 1972, p. 88, no. 178, Pl. XXVI.d; Scavo nello scavo 2004, p. 55, no. I.b.16; Winter 2009a, p. 247, 4.C.1.a, fig. 4.5, Ill. 4.3.1
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Gli Etruschi. Nuove ricerche e scoperte. Author: Colonna, G. & C.E. Östenberg. Place of publication: Viterbo. Publication Date: 1972
    Scavi archeologici a Veio, in contrada Piazza d'Armi. Author: Stefani, E.. Journal and volume number: MonAnt 40. Publication Date: 1944. Pages: 228-290
    Scavo nello scavo. Gli Etruschi non visti. Author: Moretti Sgubini, A.M.. Place of publication: Viterbo. Publication Date: 2004
    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: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 17.2
  • Width: 15.3
  • MPD: 11.9
  • Clay: 5YR 4/4
  • Paint: Black on skin and recessed border.
  • Height face: 12.1
  • Distance outer eyes: 7.5
  • Width nose bottom: 2.6
  • Width mouth: 3.4
  • Height antefix base: 1
  • Depth antefix base: 1.3
  • Inner H cover tile: 5.7
  • Outer H cover tile: 7
  • Inner W cover tile: 9
  • Outer W cover tile: 12
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