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1176, Caere

  • Record number: 1176
  • Site: Caere
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Andrén 1940, pp. 48-49, No. III:6, Pl. 18:56? Philadelphia, Univ. Museum MS 1810?
  • Remarks: Antefix plaque with female head with deep finger-waves across forehead, large almond-shaped eyes, double rounded strands of hair alongside face. Plaque overhangs curved cover tile by 4.5 cm
  • Bibliography: Winter 2009a, p. 433, 6.C.3.d, Ill. 6.8.4
  • Publication record: Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
  • Type of decoration: Female head
  • Current Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 19.5
  • Width: 15.2
  • MPD: 18.1
  • Clay: 7.5YR 6/6
  • Paint: Cream slip 10YR 7/3, red disk earrings, lips, necklace, black hair, eyes
  • Condition: Chipped nose & chin, missing lower left corner
  • Height face: 18.1
  • Distance outer eyes: 8.2
  • Width nose bottom: 3
  • Width mouth: 3.4
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