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552, Caere, Vigna Parrocchiale

  • Record number: 552
  • Site: Caere
  • Building or zone: Vigna Parrocchiale
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Remarks: Preserves part of female head & part of cover tile. Hair in finger waves over forehead, with sharp angle at top to cover tile top, and in double rounded tresses below ear. Disk earring
  • Bibliography: Cristofani 1989-1990, p. 78, Pl. XI.b; Cristofani 1992a, pp. 43-44, Type II, Pl. III, B 31.4; Winter 2009a, pp. 431-432, 6.C.3.b, figs. 6.13, 6.14, Ill. 6.8.2
  • Publication record: Caere 3.1. Lo scarico arcaico della Vigna Parrocchiale. Author: Cristofani, M.. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1992. Pages: 29-57
    Scavi nell'area urbana di Caere: le terrecotte decorative. Author: Cristofani, M.. Journal and volume number: StEtr 56. Publication Date: 1989-1990. Pages: 69-84
    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
  • Type of decoration: Female head
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 20
  • Width: 23.5
  • Paint: Cream skin, black hair & eyes, red lips & earring
  • Condition: Missing right side of head with ear & locks of hair
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