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524, Caere, Vigna Parrocchiale

  • Record number: 524
  • Site: Caere
  • Building or zone: Vigna Parrocchiale
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Pyrgi Temple B: Pyrgi 1970, p. 338 B:II, figs. 271-272. Cerveteri: Andren 1940, p. 50, No. III:9, Pl. 18:55
  • Remarks: Restored portion from center of antefix with female head, mostly destroyed or missing, wearing diadem & surrounded by volute band ending in double volutes at bottom. Below head, neck & chiton top in relief; no base
  • Bibliography: Veio, Cerveteri, Vulci 2001, p. 134, II.A.4.3; Guarino 2010, pp. 45-46, no. 118, fig. 28a
  • Publication record: Caere 5. Le terrecotte architettoniche a stampo da Vigna Parrocchiale (scavi 1983-1989). Author: Guarino, A.. Place of publication: Pisa/Roma. Publication Date: 2010
    Veio, Cerveteri, Vulci. Città d'Etruria a confronto. Catalogo della mostra, Roma, Museo Nazionale Etrusco. Author: Moretti Sgubini, A.M.. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 2001
  • Associated elements: Fragments of at least 7 different examples
  • Type of decoration: Female head wearing diadem in relief/volute band ending in double volutes
  • Last Recorded Collection: C.N.R. storerooms at Banditaccia necropolis
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 24
  • Width: 23
  • MPD: 18
  • Condition: 6 joining fragments; incomplete
  • Concave strigil: yes
  • Decoration main field: Painted star & half-circles
  • Painted decoration only: yes
  • Concave: yes

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