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6019, Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana, Temple at Lo Scasato II

  • Record number: 6019
  • Site: Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana
  • Building or zone: Temple at Lo Scasato II
  • Roof element: Pedimental sculpture
  • Remarks: Pedimental sculpture fragment of bearded head of Zeus(?). Th wall 1-1.7. Head in round, handmade. Colors well-preserved. Strands of hair and beard added to shell of head.
  • Bibliography: Helbig4 III, no. 2813, pp. 721-722; Proietti 1980, p. 246, fig. 335; Sprenger & Bartoloni 1983, p. 136, Pl. 203; Torelli 1993a, fig. 7 Jupiter from pedimental high relief; Comella 1993c, pp. 228-229: Zeus, with bust of Hera in diadem
  • Publication record: Fictiles fabulae. Rappresentazione e romanizzazione nei cicli figurativi fittili repubblicani
    Führer durch die öffentlichen Sammlungen klassischer Altertümer in Rome, Bd. 1-4. 4., völlig neu bearb. Aufl. Hrsg. Von H. Speier
    Il Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
    Le terrecotte architettoniche del santuario dello Scasato à Falerii (scavi 1886-1887)
    The Etruscans: their history, art, and architecture
  • Type of decoration: Bearded head of Zeus(?)
  • Current Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 16
  • Width: 12.2
  • MPD: 13
  • Clay: 10YR 8/3
  • Paint: Skin red-brown and lips 2.5YR 3/6. Hair brown 5YR 4/4. Beard, eyebrows, lids, pupils black. White eyeballs.
  • Distance outer eyes: 7.2
  • Width nose bottom: 2.5

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