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1701, Veii, Comunità

  • Record number: 1701
  • Site: Veii
  • Building or zone: Comunità
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Veii Portonaccio: Santuari d'Etruria 1985, 5.1.B.2. Variant of Winter 1978, p. 40, n. 28, attributed by Colonna 1987a, pp. 28, 30, fig. 65, to same hand as Herakles & Minerva
  • Remarks: Fragment preserves most of face of female head antefix, without shell frame, hollow in back. Large eyes with moulded lids, long, narrow nose, fleshy lips, full chin. Originally included diadem & disk earrings
  • Bibliography: Veio, Cerveteri, Vulci 2001, pp. 27-28, I.D.10; Winter 2009a, p. 348, 5.C.3.b
  • Publication record: Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.. Author: Winter, N.A.. Journal and volume number: MAAR Suppl. 9. Place of publication: Ann Arbor. Publication Date: 2009
    Veio, Cerveteri, Vulci. Città d'Etruria a confronto. Catalogo della mostra, Roma, Museo Nazionale Etrusco. Author: Moretti Sgubini, A.M.. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 2001
  • Type of decoration: Female head
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 10
  • Width: 18
  • Condition: Broken on all sides

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