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1626, Pyrgi, Temple B, phase 2

  • Record number: 1626
  • Site: Pyrgi
  • Building or zone: Temple B, phase 2
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Remarks: Antefix with female head wearing diadem and disk earrings, in relief, with hollow head. Relief lotus on top of head and painted rosettes on diadem
  • Bibliography: Pyrgi 1970, pp. 343-345 & 404; Winter 1978, p. 40, pl. 16.3
  • Publication record: Archaic architectural terracottas decorated with human heads. Author: Winter, N.A.. Journal and volume number: RM 85. Publication Date: 1978. Pages: 27-58
    Pyrgi. Scavi nel santuario etrusco (1959-1967). Journal and volume number: NSc II. Supplemento al vol. XXIV. Publication Date: 1970
  • Type of decoration: Female head wearing diadem with painted rosettes and disk earrings
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 16.8
  • Width: 13
  • MPD: 10.9
  • Clay: 10YR 7/4
  • Paint: Cream skin 10YR 8/4, black hair, eyes. On diadem, red-brown painted rosettes
  • Condition: Preserves diadem and upper face down to mouth
  • Height face: 10.2
  • Distance outer eyes: 7.5
  • Width nose bottom: 2.6
  • Width mouth: 3?
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