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493, Caere, Vigna Parrocchiale

  • Record number: 493
  • Site: Caere
  • Building or zone: Vigna Parrocchiale
  • Position: Pediment
  • Roof element: Columen/mutulus plaque
  • Comparanda: Pyrgi Temple B
  • Remarks: Bearded head in round, from high relief. Handmade, solid
  • Bibliography: Cristofani 1986b, p. 19, n.30, Pl. III:a-b (larger scale); Cristofani 1992a, pp. 34, 56, B 13.1 Pl. II; Lulof 2008, p. 200, fig. 6 right; Winter 2009a, pp. 465-466, 6.D.6
  • Publication record: Caere 3.1. Lo scarico arcaico della Vigna Parrocchiale. Author: Cristofani, M.. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1992. Pages: 29-57
    Le amazzoni e i guerrieri di Vigna Marini-Vitalini. La ricostruzione di un frontone "straordinario". Author: Lulof, P.S.. Journal and volume number: Mediterranea 5. Place of publication: Pisa/Roma. Publication Date: 2008. Pages: 197-214
    Nuovi dati per la storia urbana di Caere. Author: Cristofani, M.. Journal and volume number: BdA 71:35-36. Publication Date: 1986. Pages: 1-24
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.. Author: Winter, N.A.. Journal and volume number: MAAR Suppl. 9. Place of publication: Ann Arbor. Publication Date: 2009
  • Associated elements: 83.50-5 & 83.111; hanging curtain B 29, antefixes B 34
  • Type of decoration: Bearded head
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 12.8
  • Width: 7.3
  • MPD: 8.1
  • Clay: 5YR 5/6
  • Paint: Dark brown skin 7.5YR 4/2, lit brown hair 10YR 5/4, red headband 5R 3/8. Darker curls across forehead
  • Condition: Broken through neck. Missing tip of beard, right ear
  • Height face: 10
  • Distance outer eyes: 4.4
  • Width nose bottom: 1.8
  • Width mouth: 1.8
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