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230, Caere

  • Record number: 230
  • Site: Caere
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Cerveteri 119306; Geneva MF 794; Philadelphia MS1811; Santa Severa 51272, 16037, 16044
  • Remarks: Female head with finger-waves of hair over top of head, ending in scalloped edge; double rounded locks at sides of head. Back of face deeply hollowed. Tile rises at front to top of hair, in continuous slope. MPD 19. Plaque overhangs cover tile by 4.5 cm.
  • Bibliography: Poulsen 1966, p. 31; AndrĂ©n 1940, p. 48, No. III:5, Pl. 18:54; Riis 1941a, p. 10, A6; Winter 2009a, p. 431, 6.C.3.a, fig. 6.12, Ill. 6.8.1; Christiansen & Winter 2010, p. 64, no. 23
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples
    Etruria I. Architectural terracottas and painted wall plaques, pinakes c. 625-200 BC.Catalogue, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
    Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. Den Etruskiske Samling
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
    The Caprifico roof in its wider context
  • Type of decoration: Female head
  • Current Collection: Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek: HIN 46 (H.180)
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 17.2
  • Width: 16.3
  • MPD: 19
  • Clay: 7.5YR 6/6
  • Paint: Cream slip 10YR 8/3, black on hair, red on right lip corner & thin line of necklace
  • Condition: Right half of nose missing
  • Height face: 12.5
  • Distance outer eyes: 7.7
  • Inner H cover tile: 8.1
  • Outer H cover tile: 9.8
  • Inner W cover tile: 12.6
  • Outer W cover tile: 16.5
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