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1477, Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana, Lo Scasato

  • Record number: 1477
  • Site: Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana
  • Building or zone: Lo Scasato
  • Position: Pediment
  • Roof element: Pedimental sculpture
  • Comparanda: Portraits of Alexander the Great. Head from Collatia: Quilici 1974, p. 216, fig. 422. Ardea (Casalinaccio): Ardea 1983
  • Remarks: Upper torso & head of nude, Young male with thick strands of long wavy hair, bending forward at waist (probably seated) with head turned towards his right shoulder. Hollow, handmade
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, pp. 125-126, No. I:1, Pl. 46:149; Helbig4 III, pp. 714-715, No. 2804; Proietti 1980, p. 252, fig. 348; Sprenger & Bartoloni 1983 pp. 147-148, pls. 240 & 241; LIMC II 1984, pp. 352 n. 125 & 360 s.v. Aplu; Massa Pairault 1985, pp. 120-122; Rasenna, p. 661; Comella 1993c, pp. 98-104 G1, pl. 32a-b
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Führer durch die öffentlichen Sammlungen klassischer Altertümer in Rome, Bd. 1-4. 4., völlig neu bearb. Aufl. Hrsg. Von H. Speier. Author: Helbig, W.. Place of publication: Tübingen. Publication Date: 1963-1972
    Il Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia. Author: Proietti, G.. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1980
    Le terrecotte architettoniche del santuario dello Scasato à Falerii (scavi 1886-1887). Author: Comella, A.M.. Place of publication: Perugia. Publication Date: 1993
    Rasenna. Storia e civiltà degli Etruschi. Author: Pallottino, M. et al.. Place of publication: Milano. Publication Date: 1986
    Recherches sur l'art et l'artisanat étrusco-italiques é l'epoque hellénistique. Author: Massa Pairault, F.H.. Journal and volume number: BEFAR 257. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1985
    The Etruscans: their history, art, and architecture. Author: Sprenger, M. & G. Bartoloni. Place of publication: New York. Publication Date: 1983
  • Type of decoration: Nude male torso & head with long, wavy hair (Apollo?)
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 55.5
  • Width: 37.5
  • MPD: 26
  • Clay: 10YR 7/3
  • Paint: Red-brown skin 7.5YR 4/4, purple-brown 10R 3/2 hair including waves on face, eyebrows & pupils, White eyeballs
  • Condition: Cut off across hips, missing right arm & left forearm
  • Height head: 14.9
  • Height face: 13.3
  • Distance outer eyes: 6.5
  • Width nose bottom: 2.3
  • Width mouth: 3.3
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