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4701, Tarquinia

  • Record number: 4701
  • Site: Tarquinia
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Philadelphia MS 1818, 1820, 1824, 1825, 1827, 2143; Tarquinia 1477, 1478; Ann Arbor Kelsey Museum 29113, 29114; Sarasota, FL Ringling Museum 28.2111
  • Remarks: Female head antefix with floral shell frame. Shell preserved at left has acanthus from which was a vine with bell flowers on tendrils. Diadem has moulded rosettes with traces of red. Back of top of head deeply hollowed with short round strut, slightly curved.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, pp. 69-70, no. II:5; E. de Grummond 2000-2001
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Maenads and meaning: antefixes from Tarquinia in American collections. Author: de Grummond, E.. Journal and volume number: Bulletin of the Kelsey Museum 13. Publication Date: 2000-2001. Pages: 7-30
  • Associated elements: Silen head antefixes
  • Type of decoration: Female head in floral shell frame
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Archeologico
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 22
  • Width: 25
  • MPD: 19.4
  • Height face: 9.9
  • Distance outer eyes: 6
  • Width nose bottom: 2.2
  • Width mouth: 2.5
  • Height strut: 12.5
  • Width strut: 3.7
  • Thickness tile: 2
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