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1842, Latium

  • Record number: 1842
  • Site: Latium
  • Position: Pediment?
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Remarks: Antefix plaque with small female head wearing diadem; concave behind, with rounded finished edge at bottom = chiton edge painted red-brown. Small cover tile with painted black band (W 1.2) from edge to edge as on early Caere antefixes with female heads. Small scale may indicate placement in pediment. From Sermoneta Collection
  • Bibliography: Die Welt der Etrusker 1988, p. 179, B 6.5; Kästner 1993, p. 109, no. 1, figs. 1-2
  • Publication record: Architektonische Terrakotten aus der Sammlung der Hergozin von Sermoneta in der Berliner Antikensammlung. Author: Kästner, V.. Journal and volume number: Deliciae Fictiles. Place of publication: Stockholm. Publication Date: 1993. Pages: 109-116
    Die Welt der Etrusker: archäologische Denkmäler aus Museen der sozialistischen Länder. Author: Kunze, M., & V. Kästner (eds.). Place of publication: Berlin. Publication Date: 1988
  • Type of decoration: Female head wearing diadem
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antikensammlung
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 12.6
  • Width: 10.6
  • MPD: 15.6
  • Clay: 7.5YR 6/4
  • Paint: Cream surface 10YR 8/2 including top of tile. Red-brown 2.5YR 4/4 on diadem front & back (back stripe continuing into front chiton edge). black hair, eyes, dot necklace, dots? On diadem, stripe on cover tile top
  • Condition: Missing top with central area of diadem
  • Height head: ca 9.3
  • Height face: 8
  • Distance outer eyes: 5.3
  • Width nose bottom: 1.8
  • Width mouth: 2.2
  • Inner H cover tile: 5.7
  • Outer H cover tile: 7.2
  • Inner W cover tile: 7.9
  • Outer W cover tile: 10.6
  • Thickness tile: 1.6
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