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3784, Tarquinia

  • Record number: 3784
  • Site: Tarquinia
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: 1477; Philadelphia MS 1818, 1820, 1824, 1825, 1827, 2143; Florence 81791; Ann Arbor Kelsey Museum 29113, 29114; Sarasota, FL Ringling Museum 28.2111
  • Remarks: Female head antefix. Deeply projecting head, 7.5 from plaque. H diadem 2.7. Back of head deeply hollowed. Round, short strut. H 9, Diam 4.
  • Bibliography: NSc 1920, pp. 271f., fig. 16; Andrén 1940, pp. 69-70, no. II:5; E. de Grummond 2000-2001
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Maenads and meaning: antefixes from Tarquinia in American collections. Author: de Grummond, E.. Journal and volume number: Bulletin of the Kelsey Museum 13. Publication Date: 2000-2001. Pages: 7-30
  • Type of decoration: Female head in floral shell frame
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Archeologico Nazionale
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 22.7
  • Width: 24.3
  • MPD: 15.4
  • Clay: 10YR 7/4
  • Paint: Cream slip over which paint. Gold diadem top, necklace 7.5YR 6/6. Red ground on shell, diadem, base meander upper band and squares 10R 4/6. Dark purple red hair 5R 3/2.
  • Height face: 10.2
  • Distance outer eyes: 5.8
  • Width nose bottom: 2.2
  • Width mouth: 2.5
  • Height strut: 9
  • Width strut: 4
  • Depth strut: 4
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