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286, Chiusi

  • Record number: 286
  • Site: Chiusi
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Chiusi Museum
  • Remarks: "Alexander the Great" locks on forehead, large cauliflower ears, very thick Scopaic eyebrows above round eyes with relief lids. Finished edge below muzzle. Plaque outline = design, projects above cover tile
  • Bibliography: Poulsen 1966, p. 47; Christiansen & Winter 2010, p. 113, no. 52
  • Publication record: Etruria I. Architectural terracottas and painted wall plaques, pinakes c. 625-200 BC.Catalogue, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
    Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. Den Etruskiske Samling
    The Caprifico roof in its wider context
  • Type of decoration: Lion head
  • Current Collection: Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek: HIN 231 (H.257)
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 15
  • Width: 20
  • Clay: Gold-brown 7.5YR 7/6
  • Paint: White slip

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