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435, Caere?

  • Record number: 435
  • Site: Caere?
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: AndrĂ©n 1940, No. II:11b, Pl. 9:29
  • Remarks: High forehead, narrow (4.1) band of hair in thin finger scallop locks, sharply angled down at top into cover tile Eyes are raised, flat almond-shapes with deep surrounding channels. Ears are superimposed on hair locks at side of face.
  • Bibliography: Winter 2009a, p. 433, 6.C.3.c; Christiansen & Winter 2010, p. 61, no. 20
  • Publication record: Etruria I. Architectural terracottas and painted wall plaques, pinakes c. 625-200 BC.Catalogue, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
    The Caprifico roof in its wider context
  • Type of decoration: Female head
  • Current Collection: Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek: HIN 899
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 12.6
  • Width: 13.9
  • MPD: 9.3
  • Clay: 5YR 6/6
  • Paint: Cream slip, black
  • Condition: 2 joined fragments, preserving upper head including eyes
  • Distance outer eyes: 8
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