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1873, Caere, Vigna Marini Vitalini

  • Record number: 1873
  • Site: Caere
  • Building or zone: Vigna Marini Vitalini
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Berlin TC 6681.3 (3, 5); Basel 1921.561; Philadelphia MS 1813; Copenhagen NM Abb 297; New York 96.18.154 (GR 1031)
  • Remarks: Antefix plaque with female head in relief, wearing tall diadem & disk earrings (3.2). Broad lips, not meeting at corners. Plaque overhangs cover tile at bottom by 4 cm
  • Bibliography: AndrĂ©n 1940, p. 32, No. II:11a; Winter 2009a, pp. 439-440, 6.C.4.d
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: AndrĂ©n, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.. Author: Winter, N.A.. Journal and volume number: MAAR Suppl. 9. Place of publication: Ann Arbor. Publication Date: 2009
  • Type of decoration: Female head in relief, wearing tall diadem & disk earrings
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antikensammlung
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 18.9
  • Width: 15.1
  • MPD: 18.5
  • Clay: 5YR 5/6
  • Paint: Cream surface 10YR 8/3. Red? hair. Brown-red top of tile
  • Condition: Missing most of diadem, leaving wide scar. Burned
  • Height face: 14.6
  • Distance outer eyes: ca 9.1
  • Width nose bottom: 3.2
  • Width mouth: 3.2
  • Inner H cover tile: 11.1
  • Outer H cover tile: 13
  • Inner W cover tile: 12.4
  • Outer W cover tile: 16.1
  • Thickness tile: 1.6-1.9
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