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4924, Alte Valli del Fiora dell'Albegna

  • Record number: 4924
  • Site: Alte Valli del Fiora dell'Albegna
  • Roof element: Moulds
  • Comparanda: Cast equal to AndrĂ©n 1940, p. 506, Pl. 158:536 dated 500-300 B.C. and attributed to Orvieto, with beaded headband.
  • Remarks: Mould for female head antefix with shell frame. Sharply curved floral shell, W 11.7, with 5 palmettes alternating with small lotuses (H 8.5), leaves of which project beyond floral band onto flat outer edge. S-spirals flanking pendent bud below 5-leaf palmettes. D relief palmette leaf 0.9. Back smoothly finished with central depression W 10 with 4 round struts to edge, as handles, now broken away. Th edge 4.
  • Bibliography: Donati & Michelucci 1991, p. 230, no. 559
  • Publication record: La collezione Ciacci nel Museo Archeologico di Grosetto. Author: Donati, L. & M. Michelucci. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1991
  • Type of decoration: Female head in floral shell frame
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Archeologico della Maremma
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 32.5
  • Width: 43
  • MPD: 8
  • Clay: 10YR 8/3
  • Height head: 13.5
  • Height palmette: 9.5
  • Width palmette: 10
  • Height lotus: 8.5
  • Width shell: 11.7
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