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2233, Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana(?)/Caere(?)

  • Record number: 2233
  • Site: Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana(?)/Caere(?)
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Cerveteri 70706; Amsterdam 11.865
  • Remarks: Female head antefix of Caere type with large eyes. Plaque top projecting above cover tile. Provenance may be incorrect as type is Caeretan.
  • Bibliography: Pensabene & Sanzi di Mino 1983, p. 51, no. 5, pls. A & II; Winter 2009a, pp. 441-442, 6.C.6
  • Publication record: Museo Nazionale Romano, Le terrecotte II.1: Antefisse. Author: Pensabene, P. & M. Sanzi di Mino. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1983
    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
  • Type of decoration: Female head
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Romano
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 15
  • Width: 16.2
  • MPD: 8.7
  • Clay: 5YR 6/6
  • Paint: Red 10R 4/4 wavy hair, dots on disk earrings. Black eyes, ear outlines, diadem edge. .
  • Height face: 13.2
  • Distance outer eyes: 8.8
  • Width nose bottom: 3.4
  • Width mouth: 3.6

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