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4524, Punta della Vipera

  • Record number: 4524
  • Site: Punta della Vipera
  • Roof element: Pedimental sculpture
  • Remarks: Fragment of pedimental sculpture preserving head of Minerva at one-third life size, turned slightly to left and topped by a Corinthian style helmet tipped back on head. H helmet 10.9 without crest. Hollow, handmade, fully in round. Thin surface layer of levigated clay. Diam neck 5.3.
  • Bibliography: Stopponi 1979, Pl. X.1, 3; Santuari d'Etruria 1985, p. 151, 8.1.A.3-4
  • Publication record: Santuari d'Etruria. Author: Colonna, G. (ed.). Place of publication: Milano. Publication Date: 1985
    Terrecotte architettoniche dal santuario di Punta della Vipera. Author: Stopponi, S.. Journal and volume number: Studi in onore di F. Magi. Place of publication: Perugia. Publication Date: 1979. Pages: 249-270
  • Type of decoration: Minerva head with helmet
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 17.5
  • Width: 13.1
  • MPD: 8.9
  • Clay: Light brown
  • Paint: Cream paint(?).
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