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7343, Caere

  • Record number: 7343
  • Site: Caere
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Berlin TC 6681.3 (3); Copenhagen NCG HIN 48; Kiev 85 SK; London GR 1893.6-28.4; Munich 5170; Rome MNR 380168
  • Remarks: Female head antefix wearing diadem and disk earrings. Th plaque 3.2. H overhang at bottom 5.7. H projection above cover tile 9.5.
  • Bibliography: Van Buren 1921a, Pl. III:3; Vighi 1931, pp. 116-, Pl. X:3(?); Andrén 1940, p. 32, Type II:11a; Helbig4 I, no. 786, pp. 581-582; Danzi et al. 2003, pp. 83-84, with color pl. p. 105; Winter 2009a, pp. 437-438, 6.C.4.b
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Figurative terracotta revetments in Etruria and Latium in the VI. and V. cent. B.C.. Author: Van Buren, E.D.. Place of publication: London. Publication Date: 1921
    Führer durch die öffentlichen Sammlungen klassischer Altertümer in Rome, Bd. 1-4. 4., völlig neu bearb. Aufl. Hrsg. Von H. Speier. Author: Helbig, W.. Place of publication: Tübingen. Publication Date: 1963-1972
    Le terrecotte templari di Caere. Author: Vighi, R.. Journal and volume number: StEtr 5. Publication Date: 1931. Pages: 105-146
    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
    Vaticano. Museo Gregoriano Etrusco. Author: Danzi, G., F. Buranelli & M. Sannibale. Place of publication: Vatican City. Publication Date: 2003
  • Type of decoration: Female head wearing diadem and disk earrings
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Gregoriano Etrusco
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 26.8
  • Width: 17.4
  • Clay: 5YR 6/6
  • Paint: Top back of diadem and hair concave, painted dark red. Skin white 10YR 8/3. Hair red 10R 4/6 including sections at plaque soffit. Eye pupils brown 5YR 4/2. Lips and earrings light brown 5YR 5/4. Diadem red central band with green leaves above and below 5GY 7/1(?).
  • Height face: 16.1
  • Distance outer eyes: 9.7
  • Width nose bottom: 3.8
  • Width mouth: 3.9
  • Inner H cover tile: 10.6
  • Outer H cover tile: 13.5
  • Inner W cover tile: 9
  • Outer W cover tile: 15.5

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