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3920, Gravisca

  • Record number: 3920
  • Site: Gravisca
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Cataldi 1993, no. 41
  • Remarks: Antefix with female head surrounded by floral shell frame with bow-volutes. Has now been joined to fragment of base (H 21.5, MPW 24 without base). Th shell 2.3, at edge 1.6, H shell 6.2 at top, 5.8 + volute band 7.4. Very narrow base. Below bow-volutes, plaque narrows to neck and hair ending in 2 outward curls, above projecting base. Shell flat with forward curving tips. Head slightly hollowed behind. Round strut.
  • Bibliography: Santuari d'Etruria 1985, p. 144, no. 7.2.E; Cataldi 1993, p. 214, listed under no. 41, fig. 38
  • Publication record: Santuari d'Etruria. Author: Colonna, G. (ed.). Place of publication: Milano. Publication Date: 1985
    Terrecotte arcaiche e tardo-arcaiche da Tarquinia. Author: Cataldi, M.. Journal and volume number: Deliciae Fictiles. Place of publication: Stockholm. Publication Date: 1993. Pages: 207-220
  • Type of decoration: Female head
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Archeologico Nazionale
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 27
  • Width: 24.9
  • MPD: 20.2
  • Clay: 10YR 7/4
  • Paint: Black ground on shell, including outline of bow-volutes. Black traces on hair, base. Red diagonal band on encircling rounded band, on diadem, on inner band, and heart of Bow-volutes on shell frame 10R 4/6.
  • Height head: 12.5
  • Height face: 9
  • Distance outer eyes: 5.4
  • Width nose bottom: 2
  • Width mouth: 2.3
  • Height antefix base: 2.6
  • Width antefix base: 12
  • Height strut: 10.2
  • Width strut: 3.1
  • Inner H cover tile: 9
  • Outer H cover tile: 10.1
  • Inner W cover tile: 9.5
  • Outer W cover tile: 13
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