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2225, Nemi, Sanctuary of Diana Nemorense

  • Record number: 2225
  • Site: Nemi
  • Building or zone: Sanctuary of Diana Nemorense
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Nottingham Castle (Wallis, Cat. No. 769)
  • Remarks: Female head antefix on pointed triangular plaque with flat, raised frame. Head and shoulders of Diana(?) in high relief, with diadem, sleeved chiton, upper part of bow at left shoulder, end in shape of goat head with long, curved horns. Behind right shoulder, quiver.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 382, no. 2, Pl. 117:413; Pensabene & Sanzi di Mino 1983, pp. 114-116, no. 187, Pl. XLV
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Museo Nazionale Romano, Le terrecotte II.1: Antefisse. Author: Pensabene, P. & M. Sanzi di Mino. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1983
  • Associated elements: 62644
  • Type of decoration: Female head
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Romano
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 22.1
  • Width: 23
  • Clay: 5YR 6/6
  • Distance outer eyes: 5.6
  • Width nose bottom: 2.2
  • Inner H cover tile: 8.1
  • Outer H cover tile: 11.5
  • Inner W cover tile: 12.5
  • Outer W cover tile: 19.5

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