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1536, Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana, Lo Scasato

  • Record number: 1536
  • Site: Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana
  • Building or zone: Lo Scasato
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Orvieto, Belvedere: Andrén 1940, Pl. 69:226
  • Remarks: Antefix with female head in Phrygian cap surrounded by laurel wreath; veil hangs at sides. Worn mould. Shell begins 5 cm above bottom with high, recessed base. Inner shell surrounding head has tassled triangles in relief; shell is curved, concave, hollowed behind head. Small cover tile with rectangular strut from level of hat top to cover tile close to back of shell
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 143, No. IV:3
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
  • Associated elements: 25212, 2721, etc.
  • Type of decoration: Female head in Phrygian cap
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 27.9
  • Width: 27.7
  • MPD: 10.8
  • Clay: 10YR 7/3
  • Paint: Traces of red
  • Height face: 8
  • Type shell: Floral
  • Width shell: 7.4
  • Height antefix base: 2.5
  • Width antefix base: 13.2
  • Inner H cover tile: 7
  • Outer H cover tile: 7.5
  • Inner W cover tile: 10
  • Outer W cover tile: 12
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