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602, Caere, Vigna Parrocchiale

  • Record number: 602
  • Site: Caere
  • Building or zone: Vigna Parrocchiale
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Remarks: Probably part of a female head antefix with scallop locks, flat top of head. Very worn. Originally covered with white slip. 2 layers of clay built up in mould. Hollow back
  • Bibliography: Cristofani 1992a, p. 40, B 25, fig. 75 (identified as feline water spout); Winter 2009a, p. 424, 6.B.
  • Publication record: Caere 3.1. Lo scarico arcaico della Vigna Parrocchiale
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
  • Type of decoration: Female head?
  • Current Collection: C.N.R. storerooms at Banditaccia necropolis: 83.81-1
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 10.1
  • Width: 9.7
  • MPD: 6.4
  • Clay: 7.5YR 6/6
  • Paint: White
  • Condition: Preserves top of head with eyes

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