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2934, Caere

  • Record number: 2934
  • Site: Caere
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: 10 similar examples known with H 43-49.5 cm: Vatican 13978; Copenhagen NCG, HIN 70 (H. 250), London BM,1863 (B622), Philadelphia, University Museum MS 1802, MS 1803, MS 1826, New York MMA GR 1040
  • Remarks: Antefix with female head wearing diadem, large earrings, drapery, surrounded by floral shell with 3 upright palmettes alternating with 2 lotus flowers.
  • Bibliography: Walters 1903, p. 175, B621; AndrĂ©n 1940, pp. 57-58, no. IV:6
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples
    Catalog of terracottas in the British Museum
  • Associated elements: 1863 (B622). Counterpart to Silen heads.
  • Type of decoration: Female head wearing diadem, large earrings, drapery/floral shell frame
  • Current Collection: British Museum: 1893
  • Mouldmade: yes

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