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4663, Orvieto, Temple at church of S. Giovanni dedicated to Etruscan Jupiter

  • Record number: 4663
  • Site: Orvieto
  • Building or zone: Temple at church of S. Giovanni dedicated to Etruscan Jupiter
  • Roof element: Columen/mutulus plaque
  • Remarks: Fragment from columen or mutulus plaque preserving head of youth. Handmade, hollow. Nail hole in top. Broken across back. From full-figure antefix or columen/mutulus relief?
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 158, no. 2, Pl. 58:191, fig. 31 f.1; Strazzulla 1989, p. 977
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    La decorazione frontonale del tempio del Belvedere di Orvieto. Author: Strazzulla, M.J.. Journal and volume number: Atti Firenze. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1989. Pages: 971-982
  • Associated elements: 78795(?)
  • Type of decoration: Head of youth
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Archeologico
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 8.8
  • Width: 8.5
  • MPD: 5.8
  • Clay: 7.5YR 6/6
  • Paint: White paint on face, overpainted red. Black hair, eyebrows, lids, pupils.
  • Height face: 6.9
  • Distance outer eyes: 4.6
  • Width nose bottom: 1.5
  • Width mouth: 1.6
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