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1175, Caere

  • Record number: 1175
  • Site: Caere
  • Position: Eaves or pediment floor
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Remarks: Antefix with small female head, wearing diadem, surrounded by small shell of flat strigils/roll/concave band ending in volutes, above flat bottom border. Square strut on back, & hollowed back of head
  • Bibliography: Winter 1978, pl. 22.2
  • Publication record: Archaic architectural terracottas decorated with human heads. Author: Winter, N.A.. Journal and volume number: RM 85. Publication Date: 1978. Pages: 27-58
  • Type of decoration: Female head wearing diadem, surrounded by strigil shell frame
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 30.5
  • Width: 26.5
  • MPD: 19.7
  • Clay: 10YR 6/3-6/4
  • Paint: Cream slip 10YR 7/3, red-brown 2.5YR 3/4 on alternating centers of stigils, alternating bands on roll, short bands on top of diadem & small Vs on front, alternating bands on necklace, top band & squares on base, raised sides of concave band, chiton top, lips & dots on cheeks, black on edges of strigils & alternating centers, line at bottom of strigils, diagonal bands on roll, stripes on top of diadem & zigzag on front, hair, eyes, alternating beads on necklace, center of concave band & dot, chiton top, bottom line & squares on base
  • Condition: Complete plaque
  • Height strigil: 6.2
  • Width strigil: 3.9
  • Concave strigil: yes
  • Height head: 18
  • Height face: 8.4
  • Distance outer eyes: 6.1
  • Width nose bottom: 2.3
  • Width mouth: 2.6
  • Type shell: Strigil
  • Width shell: 6.2
  • Height strigil: 6.2
  • Width strigil: 3.9
  • Concave: yes
  • Height antefix base: 3.5
  • Width antefix base: 20.7

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