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274, Sarteano

  • Record number: 274
  • Site: Sarteano
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Providence RISD 39.124.4, 5, 6 from Tarquinia. Cf. Cataldi 1993, p. 218 No. 44, fig. 41, from Tarquinia
  • Remarks: Female head in strigil shell frame. Short rounded strut attached to back from shell above head to cover tile. Slightly hollowed behind head. No base
  • Bibliography: Riis 1941a, p. 64, A2; Poulsen 1955, p. 32, Andrén 1940, pp. 254-255, Pl. 86:302; Winter 1978, p. 42, pl. 19:4; Christiansen & Winter 2010, pp. 80-81, no. 36
  • Publication record: Archaic architectural terracottas decorated with human heads. Author: Winter, N.A.. Journal and volume number: RM 85. Publication Date: 1978. Pages: 27-58
    Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Etruria I. Architectural terracottas and painted wall plaques, pinakes c. 625-200 BC.Catalogue, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. Author: Christiansen, J. & N.A. Winter. Place of publication: Copenhagen. Publication Date: 2010
    The Caprifico roof in its wider context. Author: Winter, N.A.. Journal and volume number: Il tempio arcaico di Caprifico di Torrecchia. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 2010. Pages: 113-122
    Tyrrhenika. Author: Riis, P.J.. Place of publication: Copenhagen. Publication Date: 1941
  • Type of decoration: Female head in strigil shell frame
  • Last Recorded Collection: Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 20.5
  • Width: 23.7
  • Clay: 5YR 5/6
  • Paint: Cream slip, black, red, purple
  • Condition: Head and part of shell on right
  • Height face: 10.1
  • Distance outer eyes: 6.6
  • Type shell: Strigil
  • Outer H cover tile: 9.2
  • Outer W cover tile: 15.4
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