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1852, Caere, Vigna Marini Vitalini

  • Record number: 1852
  • Site: Caere
  • Building or zone: Vigna Marini Vitalini
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Remarks: Antefix plaque with female head in relief, wearing low diadem (H 2.9, Th 2.9) and flat disk earrings (Diam 2.2). Hair across forehead in short, wide scallop locks, falling below ears in 2 beaded strands. Back of head deeply hollowed. Plaque (Th 3.5) overhangs cover tile at bottom 5.6.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, pp. 48-49, Type III:6, Pl. 18:56 (with restored cap); Die Welt der Etrusker 1988, p. 170, B 6.1.17; Winter 2009a, p. 443, 6.C.7, fig. 6.20, Ill. 6.10.3
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Die Welt der Etrusker: archäologische Denkmäler aus Museen der sozialistischen Länder. Author: Kunze, M., & V. Kästner (eds.). Place of publication: Berlin. Publication Date: 1988
    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 wearing diadem & flat disk earrings
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antikensammlung
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 19
  • Width: 16.9
  • MPD: ca 15.7
  • Clay: 5YR 6/6
  • Paint: Cream surface 7.5YR 8/5
  • Condition: Missing top (formerly restored as cap, now leaving wide scar)
  • Height head: 14.7
  • Height face: 12.4
  • Distance outer eyes: 8.3
  • Width nose bottom: 3.5
  • Width mouth: 4
  • Inner H cover tile: 10.6
  • Outer H cover tile: 12.2
  • Inner W cover tile: 12.7
  • Outer W cover tile: 17.5
  • Thickness tile: 2-2.7
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