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4939, Vetulonia, Poggetti Lepri

  • Record number: 4939
  • Site: Vetulonia
  • Building or zone: Poggetti Lepri
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Remarks: Gorgoneion antefix. Small, mouldmade face, roughly hollowed behind. Plaque handmade ( Th plaque 1.4). W tongue 2.7. Cover tile equals plaque contour except flares at bottom. On back is written: pressi di Selvello loc. La Magia dono Maiano 8/11/68.
  • Bibliography: Mostra del restauro archeologico 1970, p. 30, no. 37; StEtr 39, 1971, p. 189, no. 16; Curri 1978, p. 80, fig. 74 found with fragments of tiles of red clay; Maggiani in Tetti di terracotta 2011, pp. 21-23, fig. 4
  • Publication record: Mostra del restauro archeologico. Author: Mazzolai, A.. Place of publication: Grosseto. Publication Date: 1970
    Tetti di terracotta: La decorazione architettonica fittile tra Etruria e Lazio in età arcaica. Atti delle giornate di studio, Sapienza-Università di Roma, 25 marzo e 25 ottobre 2010. Journal and volume number: Officina Etruscologia 5. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 2011
    Vetulonia I. Author: Curri, C.B.. Journal and volume number: Forma Italiae, Regio VII, vol. V. Place of publication: Firenze. Publication Date: 1978
  • Type of decoration: Gorgoneion
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Archeologico della Maremma
  • Mouldmade: yes + no
  • Height: 11.4
  • Width: 15.2
  • MPD: 4.5
  • Clay: 7.5YR 7/4
  • Paint: Possible red on tongue.
  • Height head: 10.9
  • Height face: 9.1
  • Distance outer eyes: 5.9
  • Width nose bottom: 2.2
  • Width mouth: 5.1
  • Inner H cover tile: 7.9
  • Outer H cover tile: 10.5
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