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6537, Veii, Portonaccio sanctuary

  • Record number: 6537
  • Site: Veii
  • Building or zone: Portonaccio sanctuary
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Peplos kore, Cristofani 1978, p. 96, Fig. 59
  • Remarks: Female head antefix wearing tall diadem, disk earrings. Twisted strands of hair. Cover tile mounted at center of head with 8.4 cm overhang.
  • Bibliography: Santangelo 1952, p. 159, fig. 27; Winter 1978, p. 40, n. 28, pl. 16.1; Riis 1981, p. 44, 8 J; Santuari d'Etruria 1985, pp.101-102, 5.1.B.2; Winter 2009a, p. 348, 5.C.3.b, fig. 5.13, Ill. 5.8.3; Belelli Marchesini in Tetti di terracotta 2011a, p. 284, pl. XII.e
  • 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
    Etruscan types of heads. Author: Riis, P.J.. Place of publication: Copenhagen. Publication Date: 1981
    Santuari d'Etruria. Author: Colonna, G. (ed.). Place of publication: Milano. Publication Date: 1985
    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
    Tetti di terracotta: La decorazione architettonica fittile tra Etruria e Lazio in età arcaica. Atti delle giornate di studio, Sapienza-Università di Roma, 25 marzo e 25 ottobre 2010. Journal and volume number: Officina Etruscologia 5. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 2011
    Veio. Santuario "di Apollo". Scavi fra il 1944 e il 1949. Author: Santangelo, M.. Journal and volume number: BdA 37. Publication Date: 1952. Pages: 147-172
  • Type of decoration: Female head wearing tall diadem, disk earrings
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 23.2
  • Width: 17.8
  • MPD: 9.8
  • Clay: 7.5YR 6/4
  • Height face: 11.7
  • Distance outer eyes: 7.5
  • Width nose bottom: 2.9
  • Width mouth: 3
  • Inner H cover tile: 6.4
  • Outer H cover tile: 8.7
  • Inner W cover tile: 7.7
  • Outer W cover tile: 11.3
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