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1550, Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana, Vignale, larger temple

  • Record number: 1550
  • Site: Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana
  • Building or zone: Vignale, larger temple
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Remarks: Antefix with female head surrounded by strigil shell frame. Back of head hollowed. Short, rounded strut from shell back to cover tile. Squared cover tile with ridges just behind plaque, becoming round ca 7 cm behind plaque
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 98, No. II:6, Pl. 30:106
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
  • Associated elements: Silen head antefixes 7282, 7285, 7286; female head antefix 7277, 7284
  • Type of decoration: Female head in strigil shell frame
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 25.7
  • Width: 20
  • MPD: 17.5
  • Clay: 10YR 6/4 = 7248 mould?
  • Paint: Beige slip 10YR 7/4 skin, strigils, ground on rounded encircling band, drapery at side of head, diadem band, central band of meander on base; red 10R 4/4 central tear-drop shape on tongues & dart tops, oblique stripes on encircling band, rosettes, hair, eyes, stripes on necklace, top band & squares on base meander; black recessed area between tongues, outer outline of encircling band & diagonal bands, eyes, necklace beads, bottom band & squares on base meander
  • Height face: 7.8
  • Distance outer eyes: 4.6
  • Width nose bottom: 1.6
  • Width mouth: 2.1
  • Height antefix base: 2.5
  • Height strut: 10
  • Width strut: 2.9
  • Inner H cover tile: 5.9
  • Outer H cover tile: 7
  • Inner W cover tile: 12.6
  • Outer W cover tile: 15
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