- Record number: 431
- Site: Caere?
- Position: Corner
- Roof element: Acroteria, animal statues
- Remarks: Small female head with deep scallop locks, arching sharply down from forehead. Almond-shaped eyes with moulded lids. Back roughly hollowed. Possibly head of a sphinx lateral acroterion.
- Bibliography: Winter 2009a, pp. 474-475, 6.E.3.a, Ill. 6.21; Christiansen & Winter 2010, pp. 145-146, no. 69
- 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
- Associated elements: HIN 720-721
- Type of decoration: Female head (sphinx?)
- Current Collection: Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek: HIN 896
- Mouldmade: no
- Height: 6.7
- Width: 10.5
- MPD: 4.4
- Clay: 5YR 6/6
- Paint: Cream skin 10YR 7/3, black
- Condition: Small fragment of top of head
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