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545, Caere, Vigna Parrocchiale

  • Record number: 545
  • Site: Caere
  • Building or zone: Vigna Parrocchiale
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: AndrĂ©n 1940, No. I:1a
  • Remarks: Preserves top of female head, broken through eyes, & top of cover tile. Traces of black paint on hair & eyebrows.
  • Bibliography: Cristofani 1987b, p. 97, fig. 4; Cristofani 1989-1990, Pl. XI.a; Cristofani 1992a, p. 43, Type I, Pl. III, B 30.2; Winter 2009a, pp. 425-427, 6.C.1.a
  • Publication record: Caere 3.1. Lo scarico arcaico della Vigna Parrocchiale
    I santuari: tradizioni decorative
    Scavi nell'area urbana di Caere: le terrecotte decorative
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
  • Associated elements: Raking sima Type III, eaves tiles Type I, & revetment plaques with warriors B 42
  • Type of decoration: Female head
  • Current Collection: C.N.R. storerooms at Banditaccia necropolis: 83.97
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 6.5
  • Width: 11
  • MPD: 20.6
  • Clay: 5YR 5/8
  • Thickness tile: 1.8
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