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1892, Caere, Vigna Marini Vitalini

  • Record number: 1892
  • Site: Caere
  • Building or zone: Vigna Marini Vitalini
  • Position: Pediment
  • Roof element: Columen/mutulus plaque
  • Comparanda: Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
  • Remarks: Fragmentary helmeted head, hollow through back, shown in profile view to left. Crest of helmet (H 2.6, D 2.2) placed off-center. Thin hole for meniskos
  • Bibliography: Lulof 2008, p. 200, fig. 5; Winter 2009a, pp. 463-466, 6.D.6
  • Publication record: Le amazzoni e i guerrieri di Vigna Marini-Vitalini. La ricostruzione di un frontone "straordinario". Author: Lulof, P.S.. Journal and volume number: Mediterranea 5. Place of publication: Pisa/Roma. Publication Date: 2008. Pages: 197-214
    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
  • Associated elements: TC 6681.7 (2) + 6681.8 (1), 6681.7 (1, 3, 5, 6), 6681.8 (2, 3, 4, 5, 6), 6681.11c (1, 2)
  • Type of decoration: Bearded warrior head in Attic helmet
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antikensammlung
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 10
  • Width: 5.5
  • MPD: 4
  • Clay: 5YR 6/6
  • Paint: Pink skin. White eye with black pupil, black moustache & beard. Crest left side striped red/white/black with top red stripe continuing along front side edge. Helmet light brown with 4 red dots
  • Condition: Broken through back & at neck
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