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560, Caere, Vigna Parrocchiale

  • Record number: 560
  • Site: Caere
  • Building or zone: Vigna Parrocchiale
  • Position: Pediment corner
  • Roof element: Acroteria, animal statues
  • Remarks: Preserves right side of head with long wavy locks of hair, behind which overlapping palmette petals painted on cover tile in oblique rows: cream with red outline/black with red outline/cream with black outline. Disk earring.
  • Bibliography: Cristofani 1992a, p. 44,Type III B 32.4, pl. III; Winter 2009a, pp. 474-476, 6.E.3.a
  • Publication record: Caere 3.1. Lo scarico arcaico della Vigna Parrocchiale
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
  • Associated elements: 84.147-2
  • Type of decoration: Female head wearing floral wreath (Sphinx head?)
  • Current Collection: C.N.R. storerooms at Banditaccia necropolis: 84.147-1
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 17.5
  • Width: 8.6
  • MPD: 16.6
  • Clay: 5YR 5/6
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