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5657, Orvieto, Sporadic

  • Record number: 5657
  • Site: Orvieto
  • Building or zone: Sporadic
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Andrén 1940, no. I:1 from Cannicella necropolis and no. I:6 from the Campo della Fiera at Orvieto are identical.
  • Remarks: Female head antefix. Back of head deeply hollowed with finger marks in round depression, with hollowed chin below. W encircling band 1.8. Scar from square strut.
  • Bibliography: Van Buren 1921a, p. 19, (IV, type XIV), Pl. XII:3; Andrén 1940, p. 194, no. I:1, Pl. 73:248, fig. 31:F2
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples
    Figurative terracotta revetments in Etruria and Latium in the VI. and V. cent. B.C.
  • Type of decoration: Female head
  • Current Collection: Museo Civico
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 19.2
  • Width: 18.6
  • MPD: 9.4
  • Clay: 7.5YR 7/4
  • Paint: On encircling rounded band, red-brown diagonal stripes with small striations at either sides. Top of diadem and upper "L" brown and hair.
  • Height face: 11.7
  • Distance outer eyes: 7
  • Width nose bottom: 2.8
  • Width mouth: 3.2
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