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112, Caere

  • Record number: 112
  • Site: Caere
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Basel 1921.564; Berlin Antikensammlung TC 6681.3 (5), TC 6681.3 (6); Copenhagen NM Abb 297; New York Metropolitan Museum 96.18.154 (GR 1031)
  • Remarks: Antefix plaque with female head wearing diadem (H 4.8) with traces of painted leaves, alternately gold & red. Diam earring 3.8. Tile top: 6 cm. behind head painted red-brown then cream
  • Bibliography: Luce 1920a, pp. 33-35, figs. 7-8; Andrén 1940, p. 32, No. II:11a (not all from same mould); Turfa 2005, p. 250, no. 280 (dated late 6th cent. B.C.); Winter 2009a, pp. 439-440, 6.C.4.d
  • Publication record: Archaic antefixes from Cerveteri in the University Museum, Philadelphia. Author: Luce, S.B.. Journal and volume number: AJA 24. Publication Date: 1920. Pages: 27-36
    Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Catalogue of the Etruscan Gallery of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Author: Turfa, J.M.. Place of publication: Philadelphia. Publication Date: 2005
    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 tall diadem & disk earrings
  • Last Recorded Collection: University Museum
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 22.4
  • Width: 15.2
  • MPD: 25.2
  • Clay: 7.5YR 6/4
  • Paint: Red 5YR 5/4 hair, lips, earrings; orange 7.5YR 5/6 on diadem
  • Height head: 18.5
  • Height face: 14.3
  • Distance outer eyes: 8.7
  • Width mouth: 3.3
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