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1854, Caere, Vigna Marini Vitalini

  • Record number: 1854
  • Site: Caere
  • Building or zone: Vigna Marini Vitalini
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Berlin TC 6681.3 (4); Copenhagen NCG HIN 48 (H.182); London BM GR 1893.6-28.4 (B624); Munich 5170; Rome MNR 380168; Vatican 13883
  • Remarks: Antefix plaque with female head in relief, wearing tall diadem & disk earrings. Broad lips, not meeting at corners
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 32, No. II:11a; Die Welt der Etrusker 1988, p. 174, B 6.1.25; Winter 2009a, pp. 437-438, 6.C.4.b
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Die Welt der Etrusker: archäologische Denkmäler aus Museen der sozialistischen Länder. Author: Kunze, M., & V. Kästner (eds.). Place of publication: Berlin. Publication Date: 1988
    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 in relief, wearing tall diadem & disk earrings
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antikensammlung
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 21.7
  • Width: 15.3
  • MPD: 11.3
  • Clay: 5YR 6/6
  • Paint: Cream surface 10YR 8/3. Light brown hair 7.5YR 7/4. Red 7.5R 4/8. Turquoise 5G 7/2-5G 6/2
  • Condition: Restored from 2 non-joining pieces
  • Height head: 21.2?
  • Height face: 16.4?
  • Distance outer eyes: 9.7
  • Width mouth: 3.5
  • Thickness tile: 2.8
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