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5901, Perugia

  • Record number: 5901
  • Site: Perugia
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Remarks: Female head antefix with shell frame. H head with double headdress 24.3. Diam earrings 5.1. Deeply hollowed below cover tile; ridges from top of cover tile supporting back of shell frame. Shell frame of concave tongues.
  • Bibliography: Van Buren 1921a, p. 17 (IV, Type X), Pl. XI:1; Andrén 1940, p. 262, no. I:1, Pl. 88:313; Winter 1978, p. 42, pl. 20.1
  • Publication record: Archaic architectural terracottas decorated with human heads. Author: Winter, N.A.. Journal and volume number: RM 85. Publication Date: 1978. Pages: 27-58
    Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Figurative terracotta revetments in Etruria and Latium in the VI. and V. cent. B.C.. Author: Van Buren, E.D.. Place of publication: London. Publication Date: 1921
  • Type of decoration: Female head
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 28.2
  • Width: 40.5
  • MPD: 19.5
  • Clay: 10YR 7/4; at fresh break 7.5YR 7/6
  • Paint: Gold hair 5YR 4/8. Red 7.5R 4/4-3/4. Concave tongues alternately painted solid red/white/red/white with black stripe/black/white/black/white with black stripe/red/ white/red… Top of diadem black/red/white checker. Front of upper diadem red loops with alternating petals/bud black/black/brown/black/red/black/brown/black/black. Front of lower diadem red top with black central vertical stripes. Round edge red/white/black >>>>s.
  • Height face: 14.7
  • Distance outer eyes: 9.3
  • Width nose bottom: 3.5
  • Width mouth: 3.9
  • Inner H cover tile: 15.6
  • Outer H cover tile: 18.6
  • Inner W cover tile: 16.6
  • Outer W cover tile: 25
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