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6733, Vulci

  • Record number: 6733
  • Site: Vulci
  • Roof element: Moulds
  • Comparanda: Orvieto
  • Remarks: Female head antefix mould. H diadem 1.7. Strigils are moulded with raised outer band, inner concave band with recessed concave central vertical band. Volute band surrounding head ends in 2 volutes. Between strigil tips, round projection with depressed center. Back has wide rounded outer edge, W 4.5, hollowed center W 27, H 25.5, D 5 with cross bars W 1.8 and central oval projection behind head. On left edge, projecting "handle" equal to ridge. Surface encrusted with dirt but has many large inclusions imbedded.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, pp. 215-216, no. I:5; Vagnetti 1971, p. 158, note 7; Helbig4 III, pp. 510-511, no. 2536; Santuari d'Etruria 1985, p. 48, B.1
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples
    Führer durch die öffentlichen Sammlungen klassischer Altertümer in Rome, Bd. 1-4. 4., völlig neu bearb. Aufl. Hrsg. Von H. Speier
    Il deposito votivo di Campetti a Veio (Materiale degli scavi 1937-1938)
    Santuari d'Etruria
  • Type of decoration: Female head wearing diadem and earrings
  • Current Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 34.5
  • Width: 34.5
  • MPD: 11
  • Clay: 10YR 7/3
  • Height strigil: 9.5
  • Width strigil: 4.1
  • Height head: 22
  • Height face: 12.3
  • Distance outer eyes: 6.4
  • Width nose bottom: 2.6
  • Width mouth: 2.6
  • Type shell: Strigil
  • Height strigil: 9.5
  • Width strigil: 4.1
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