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6058, Veii, Piazza d'Armi oikos

  • Record number: 6058
  • Site: Veii
  • Building or zone: Piazza d'Armi oikos
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Remarks: Female head antefix with hair forming squared top corner. H hair 1.8. W hair at side of face 1.6. Th hair 1.5. H projection of hair above cover tile 1.6. Eye surrounded by deep cavity made with finger or tool.
  • Bibliography: Stefani 1944, col. 234, fig. 36 bottom left; Gli Etruschi. Nuove ricerche e scoperte 1972, pp.89-90, no. 180, Pl. XXVI.a; Scavo nello scavo 2004, p. 56, no. I.b.18; Bartoloni et al. 2006, p. 63, fig. 6.19.B; Winter 2009a, p. 247, 4.C.1.a
  • Publication record: Gli Etruschi. Nuove ricerche e scoperte
    Scavi archeologici a Veio, in contrada Piazza d'Armi
    Scavo nello scavo. Gli Etruschi non visti
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
    Veio: l'abitato di Piazza d'Armi. Le terrecotte architettoniche
  • Type of decoration: Female head
  • Current Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia: 137318
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 12.8
  • Width: 8.7
  • MPD: 4.9
  • Clay: 7.5YR 5/6
  • Paint: Surface 7.5YR 5/6. Black deposits are not paint
  • Condition: Fragment of upper right half of head
  • Height face: 11.6
  • Thickness tile: 1.8-2
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