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5612, Orvieto, Belvedere

  • Record number: 5612
  • Site: Orvieto
  • Building or zone: Belvedere
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Remarks: Female head antefix with floral shell frame. Cover tile with strut. Necklace with 5 pendents/bullae of various shapes. Large semicircular plate with relief representing nude bearded man and nude woman. H scroll 4.2, W double scroll 11.5.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 180, no. II:36, Pl. 68:221; La civiltà degli Etruschi 1985, p. 377, 16.1.32
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    La civiltà degli Etruschi. Author: Cristofani, M.. Place of publication: Milano. Publication Date: 1985
  • Type of decoration: Female head
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Civico
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 38.7
  • Width: 42.5
  • Paint: Red hair, ground below scrolls, median rounded arm band, volute eye, inner palmette leaves, outer edge of lotus, side edges of encircling bands, lotus. Black ground around palmettes, outer edges.
  • Height head: 15.1
  • Height face: 10.6
  • Distance outer eyes: 7.3
  • Width nose bottom: 2.4
  • Width mouth: 3.2
  • Width shell: 10.5
  • Height antefix base: 4.3
  • Width antefix base: 16.4

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