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1575, Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana, Vignale, smaller temple

  • Record number: 1575
  • Site: Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana
  • Building or zone: Vignale, smaller temple
  • Position: Pediment floor
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Remarks: Antefix with female head wearing rosette diadem and torque, surrounded by round moulding ending in volutes, inside strigil shell frame, base with rounded moulding at bottom (H 1). Strigils rather flat and superimposed on shell frame with darts between tips. Head hollowed behind with square strut from cover tile to back of plaque
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 102, No. II:3, Pl. 34:117; Helbig4 III, pp. 735-736, No. 2834; Carlucci 1995, p. 98, fig. 19.a
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Führer durch die öffentlichen Sammlungen klassischer Altertümer in Rome, Bd. 1-4. 4., völlig neu bearb. Aufl. Hrsg. Von H. Speier. Author: Helbig, W.. Place of publication: Tübingen. Publication Date: 1963-1972
    Il santuario falisco di Vignale. Nuove acquisizioni. Author: Carlucci, C.. Journal and volume number: ArchCl 47. Publication Date: 1995. Pages: 69-101
  • Associated elements: Silen head antefixes 7208, 7209, 7217
  • Type of decoration: Female head wearing rosette diadem and torque/strigil shell frame
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 21.5
  • Width: 26.6
  • MPD: 22.1
  • Clay: 10YR 6/4
  • Paint: White slip 10YR 8/1 strigils, rounded encircling band, base; pinkish skin 5YR 8/3; red 7.5R 4/6 alternating central vertical band on strigils & leaf between tendrils at bottom of volutes, top of encircling band, chiton & triangle pattern on top of base, ends of strigils tips & round darts; gold-brown diadem & necklace; purple-red 5R 4/3 veil; brown-red hair & lips; black ground around tendrils, outer edge of shell, alternate central vertical bands on strigils
  • Condition: Missing large sections of shell, nose
  • Height face: 8
  • Distance outer eyes: 5
  • Width mouth: 2
  • Type shell: Strigil
  • Width shell: 8
  • Height antefix base: 3.5
  • Width antefix base: 14.4
  • Height strut: 10
  • Width strut: 3.4
  • Depth strut: 3.1
  • Inner H cover tile: 8.2
  • Outer H cover tile: 9.4
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