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6736, Vulci, Stipe 25

  • Record number: 6736
  • Site: Vulci
  • Building or zone: Stipe 25
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Remarks: Female head antefix with floral shell frame. Shell of flowers, widely spaced, inside of which, above head, is network of tendrils with concave disk at bottom and tendril. Below disk, concave band ending in volute at bottom left corner. Head wears diadem and large disk earrings with raised center. On back, scar from strut at top and curved cover tile. Archaizing?
  • Bibliography: Helbig4 III, p. 511
  • Publication record: Führer durch die öffentlichen Sammlungen klassischer Altertümer in Rome, Bd. 1-4. 4., völlig neu bearb. Aufl. Hrsg. Von H. Speier. Author: Helbig, W.. Place of publication: Tübingen. Publication Date: 1963-1972
  • Type of decoration: Female head wearing diadem and large disk earrings
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 18.4
  • Width: 16.8
  • MPD: 4
  • Clay: 7.5YR 7/6
  • Paint: Cream slip on front 10YR 8/2. Brown-red on flowers, tendril, earring outline, diadem 10R 4/4.
  • Height head: 7
  • Height face: 6
  • Distance outer eyes: 3.6
  • Width nose bottom: 1.2
  • Width mouth: 1.8
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