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5637, Orvieto, Cannicella

  • Record number: 5637
  • Site: Orvieto
  • Building or zone: Cannicella
  • Position: Pediment left side
  • Roof element: Pedimental sculpture
  • Comparanda: Belvedere pedimental figures
  • Remarks: Pedimental sculpture of seated woman. Raised flat element at left, W 3. Hollow, handmade. Finished top edge of terracotta plaque behind breast level, rising to right, H left 30.5, right 34.2. Th plaque 1.8. 3 nail holes, Diam 1.6, 1.2. H stool/rock 15.8. H foot rest 3.2.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 189, no. II:1, Pl. 71:236; Andrén 1968, pp. 19-20, Pl. 23: "influenced by Parthenon sculptures"; StEtr 25 (1967), no. 11, Pl. 23; Sprenger & Bartoloni 1983, p. 133, Pl. 193; Santuari d'Etruria 1985, pp. 118-119, 6.1.A.4
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Il santuario della necropoli di Cannicella ad Orvieto. Author: Andrén, A.. Journal and volume number: StEtr 35. Publication Date: 1968. Pages: 19-85
    Santuari d'Etruria. Author: Colonna, G. (ed.). Place of publication: Milano. 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: Seated woman
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Civico
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 38
  • Width: 23.2
  • MPD: 16.3
  • Clay: 7.5YR 7/4
  • Paint: Red drapery 7.5R 4/6 with purple border 5R 3/4. Reddish-pink rock.
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