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5808, Caere(?)

  • Record number: 5808
  • Site: Caere(?)
  • Roof element: Antefixes, full figure
  • Remarks: Full-figure antefix of Athena and Herakles. Large and well-preserved antefix, missing head. MPH without heads 50.3. MTh plaque 9.8. W tile 24. Square strut. All proveniences are unsubstantiated in Louvre, except for recent attributions to Tuscania.
  • Bibliography: Briguet 1988, p. 76, fig. 77
  • Publication record: Le sarcophage des époux de Cerveteri du Musée du Louvre. Author: Briguet, M.-F.. Place of publication: Paris. Publication Date: 1988
  • Type of decoration: Athena & Herakles
  • Last Recorded Collection: Musée du Louvre
  • Height: 50.3
  • Width: 46
  • Clay: 10YR 6/4
  • Paint: Cream slip on Athena's skin 10YR 6/4. Red 2.5YR 4/4: skin of seated figure Herakles, aegis and mantle of Athena, lower right rock and upper left edge of Herakles' mantle, bottom band of base meander and part of decoration, bumps on Herakles' club. Brown 7.5YR 6/4: Athena's chiton, Herakles' club and cloak. Black edge decoration of aegis and mantle, chiton, Athena's mantle, upper right rock, background, band top stripe and hanging part of meander.
  • Width antefix base: 32
  • Outer H cover tile: 16.5
  • Outer W cover tile: 24
  • Thickness tile: 2.2

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