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821, Caere

  • Record number: 821
  • Site: Caere
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Remarks: Female head antefix wearing diadem
  • Bibliography: Helbig4 III, p. 539, no. 2571; Mengarelli 1936, p. 75; Andrén 1940, pp. 21-22, No. I:4c, Pl. XXVI:2; Winter 2009a, pp. 437-438, 6.C.4.b
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples
    Führer durch die öffentlichen Sammlungen klassischer Altertümer in Rome, Bd. 1-4. 4., völlig neu bearb. Aufl. Hrsg. Von H. Speier
    Il luogo e I materiali del tempio di Era a Caere
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
  • Type of decoration: Female head
  • Current Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 27.3
  • Width: 17.3
  • MPD: 12.4
  • Clay: 5YR 5/4(?)
  • Paint: Cream slip 10YR 7/3. blue triangle on diadem. Gray pupils. black wavy lines on hair, eyes, rosette on earrings, necklace. Red hair, small triangle on diadem, earring 2.5YR 3/6.
  • Condition: Large chip from left side of diadem

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