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3918, Tarquinia

  • Record number: 3918
  • Site: Tarquinia
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Identical example from excavations at Pian della Civita: 188/2. Cf. Satricum, Gabii. Riis 1981, 33:3E.
  • Remarks: Female head antefix with strigil shell frame. Plump features to face, diadem, disk earrings, scalloped hair over forehead, 3 wavy strands alongside face. Roll between shell and head ends in two volutes at lower corners. Tongues of shell frame have central vertical band set off by thin channels
  • Bibliography: AndrĂ©n 1941, pp. 159-161, fig. 1, Pl. 1; Riis 1981, 33:4E; Almagro Gorbea 1981, pp. 297f., Pl. 68:1; Cataldi 1993, p. 218, no. 42, fig. 39
  • Publication record: An Archaic terracotta antefix
    Etruscan types of heads
    L' area del tempio di Giunone Gabina nel VI-V sec. a.C.
    Terrecotte arcaiche e tardo-arcaiche da Tarquinia
  • Type of decoration: Female head
  • Current Collection:
  • Mouldmade: yes

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