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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; Andrén 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. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Etruria I. Architectural terracottas and painted wall plaques, pinakes c. 625-200 BC.Catalogue, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. Author: Christiansen, J. & N.A. Winter. Place of publication: Copenhagen. Publication Date: 2010
    Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. Den Etruskiske Samling. Author: Poulsen, V.. Place of publication: Copenhagen. Publication Date: 1966
    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
    The Caprifico roof in its wider context. Author: Winter, N.A.. Journal and volume number: Il tempio arcaico di Caprifico di Torrecchia. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 2010. Pages: 113-122
    Tyrrhenika. Author: Riis, P.J.. Place of publication: Copenhagen. Publication Date: 1941
  • Type of decoration: Female head
  • Last Recorded Collection: Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
  • 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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