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7634, Vulci

  • Record number: 7634
  • Site: Vulci
  • Roof element: Pedimental sculpture
  • Remarks: Fragment of pedimental sculpture preserving head of Herakles. Large hole in top, Diam 1.3. Hollow, handmade. Th wall 2.3. Pierced pupils. Flat back with head turned slightly right. Fine hair on cheek below left ear made with pointed instrument. Head made first, then helmet added. Separation visible at neck back. Lion head jaw curls around ears.
  • Bibliography: Buranelli 1992, pp. 145-146, Pl. II
  • Publication record: Diviagazioni Vulcente. Author: Buranelli, F.. Journal and volume number: Atti Orbetello. Place of publication: Firenze. Publication Date: 1992. Pages: 143-153
  • Type of decoration: Head of Herakles
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Etrusco Gregoriano
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 17.8
  • Width: 14.3
  • MPD: 13.8
  • Clay: 7.5YR 6/6 core, 2.5Y 8/2-8/4 surface
  • Paint: White slip 10YR 8/2. Over white slip dark red paint for skin 10R 4/6.
  • Height face: 11.8
  • Distance outer eyes: 7.4
  • Width nose bottom: 2.3
  • Width mouth: 3

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