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127, Latium?

  • Record number: 127
  • Site: Latium?
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: For general type, cf. Tivoli: VG 42178; Tre Fontane: MNR 125612, 125613
  • Remarks: Female head of known type wearing diadem above triple folds of a veil, below which hair falls in thin vertical fringe over forehead. Ears frontal. Thickly lidded eyes. Top of chiton shown above flat base. H hair/fringe 1.2, H left ear 4.1, L nose 4, MPH chiton 2.6. Back broken away but other examples of this type normally have head in the round above a cover tile attached at the base of the antefix.
  • Bibliography: Turfa 2005, p. 243, no. 269, pl. 27, fig. 33 (identified as votive head)
  • Publication record: 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
  • Type of decoration: Female head in round
  • Last Recorded Collection: University Museum
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 21.2
  • Width: 16
  • MPD: 7.8
  • Clay: 7.5YR 6/4
  • Paint: Cream skin 10YR 8/3, red on veil lower edges & chiton 7.5R 4/6
  • Condition: Broken above forehead; missing left ear and locks of hair below
  • Height head: 15+
  • Height face: 10.9
  • Distance outer eyes: 6.7
  • Width mouth: 3.2
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