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1450, Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana, Sassi Caduti

  • Record number: 1450
  • Site: Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana
  • Building or zone: Sassi Caduti
  • Remarks: Head of Athena with helmet. Fabric & face type = Maenads from Silen & Maenad antefixes, but slightly larger in scale. Hair in fringe combed forward on forehead & cheeks. Crest off-center to face's left side. Left side unfinished. Small holes of top to either side of crest = meniskos holes. Solid
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, pp. 109-111, No. I:3k, Pl. 38:128 left; Helbig4 III, pp. 728-729, No. 2822
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Führer durch die öffentlichen Sammlungen klassischer Altertümer in Rome, Bd. 1-4. 4., völlig neu bearb. Aufl. Hrsg. Von H. Speier. Author: Helbig, W.. Place of publication: Tübingen. Publication Date: 1963-1972
  • Associated elements: 12470 + 12478, 12469, 12487, 12468, 12473, 12474, 12479, 12477, 12486
  • Type of decoration: Helmeted female head: Athena
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 10.9
  • Width: 6.9
  • MPD: 8.9
  • Paint: White skin & helmet top, brown 7.5YR 4/6 back flap & earring, red-purple hair 5R 4/3, red-brown 10R 4/4 stripes on helmet alongside crest & spiral? on helmet, necklace, lips, black eyes
  • Condition: Broken through neck. Helmet crest & flap missing
  • Height face: 5.7
  • Distance outer eyes: 4
  • Width nose bottom: 1.2
  • Width mouth: 1.6
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