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1872, Caere, Vigna Marini Vitalini

  • Record number: 1872
  • Site: Caere
  • Building or zone: Vigna Marini Vitalini
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: TC 6681.4 (4, 5.1-2, 6, 7); Copenhagen NCG HIN 482, HIN 726; New York 96.18.155 (GR 1032); Paris Louvre S. 1089, S. 1091; Philadelphia MS 1815; Rome "La Sapienza" SAEM 25214; Rome MNR 380159, 380161, 380160; Rome Antiquarium forense R64.300, R64.250, R65.67
  • Remarks: Antefix plaque with female head in relief, with smooth section of hair, with edge rising at center, across top of forehead. U-shaped face with wide, low eyes (painted only), short nose, wide mouth. Back of head hollowed. Cover tile attached to top of plaque
  • Bibliography: AZ 28 (1870) 123, No. 4; Andrén 1940, pp. 20-21, No. I:4a; Die Welt der Etrusker 1988, p. 156, B 6.1.2; Winter 2009a, pp. 425-426, 6.C.1.a
  • 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 in relief
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antikensammlung
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 14.8
  • Width: 13.1
  • MPD: ca 11.5
  • Clay: 5YR 6/6
  • Condition: Preserves head except for left side & lower right corner. Worn. No paint
  • Height head: 12.8
  • Height face: 11.2
  • Width nose bottom: 2.6
  • Width mouth: ca 2.8
  • Thickness tile: 1.3-2
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