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4934, Rusellae, Valley below Roman forum

  • Record number: 4934
  • Site: Rusellae
  • Building or zone: Valley below Roman forum
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Remarks: Feline head antefix. Mouldmade with squarish form tapering into round cover tile. Cover tile has grey core. Finished edges. L eye 4. Dist outer edge 7.5. Nose with 4 segments and rounded jowl to either side at base.
  • Bibliography: Roselle 1975, p. 38, no. 11, Pl. Va; Phillips 1983, p. 14, fig. 41; Phillips in Case e palazzi d'Etruria 1985, p. 122; Winter 2009a, p. 174, 3.C.2.b; Rafanelli in Tetti di terracotta 2011, p. 40, fig. 2
  • Publication record: Case e palazzi d'Etruria. Author: Stopponi, S. (ed.). Place of publication: Milano. Publication Date: 1985
    Roselle: Gli scavi e la mostra. Place of publication: Pisa. Publication Date: [1975]
    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
    Terrecotte architettoniche con protomi di leopardo da Poggio Civitate (Murlo, Siena). Author: Phillips, K.M., Jr.. Journal and volume number: BdA 18. Publication Date: 1983. Pages: 1-24
    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
  • Type of decoration: Feline head
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Archeologico della Maremma
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 10.8
  • Width: 13.6
  • MPD: 6.2
  • Clay: 2.5YR 5/8
  • Inner H cover tile: 7.7
  • Outer H cover tile: 9.7
  • Inner W cover tile: 9
  • Outer W cover tile: 12.1

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