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5643, Orvieto, Macerato (sporadic find)

  • Record number: 5643
  • Site: Orvieto
  • Building or zone: Macerato (sporadic find)
  • Roof element: Pedimental sculpture(?)
  • Comparanda: Sculpture from Temple of Zeus at Olympia
  • Remarks: Head of bearded old man from pedimental sculpture(?). Mouth deeply hollowed, no teeth indicated. Receding hairline, beard has wavy incised lines. Solid, handmade.
  • Bibliography: AndrĂ©n 1940, p. 196, no. I:4, Pl. 73:250; Stopponi 1993, figs. 11-12
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples
    Terrecotte architettoniche da Orvieto
  • Type of decoration: Bearded old man
  • Current Collection: Museo Civico
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 9
  • Width: 7.2
  • MPD: 9
  • Clay: 10YR 7/3
  • Paint: Pink skin 10R 6/4. Gray beard, moustache, eyes 10YR 6/1. White hair.
  • Distance outer eyes: 4.6
  • Width nose bottom: 1.8
  • Width mouth: 2.1
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