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232, Caere

  • Record number: 232
  • Site: Caere
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Berlin TC 6681.3 (3); Kiev 85 SK; London GR 1893.6-28.4; Munich 5170; Rome MNR 380168; Vatican 13883
  • Remarks: Female head with tall finger-wave locks over high forehead, below diadem with painted upright lotus & palmette. H diadem 4.5
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 32, No. II:11a; Riis 1941a, p. 10, A7, Pl. 1.3; Pennock 1954, p. 14, no. 1; Winter 2009a, pp. 437-438, 6.C.4.b; Christiansen & Winter 2010, pp. 65-66, no. 24
  • Publication record: An Etruscan antefix in the Fogg Museum of Art. Author: Pennock, C.H.. Journal and volume number: ArchCl 6. Publication Date: 1954. Pages: 9-16
    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
    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 wearing tall diadem & disk earrings
  • Last Recorded Collection: Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 26.3
  • Width: 17.3
  • Clay: 2.5YR 5/6
  • Paint: White slip on face 10YR 8/1, red 10R 4/3, black hair with white wavy lines, brown-red lips 2.5YR 4/6
  • Condition: Missing lower left locks of hair
  • Height face: 16.2
  • Distance outer eyes: 9.6
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