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7320, Caere

  • Record number: 7320
  • Site: Caere
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Copenhagen NCG HIN 482, HIN 726; Berlin TC 6681.4 (4, 5.1, 6, 7, 8); Metropolitan Museum 96.18.155 (GR 1032); Paris Louvre S. 1089; Philadelphia MS 1815; Rome "La Sapienza" SAEM 25214; Rome MNR 380159, 380161, 380160
  • Remarks: Female head antefix. Missing lower left ear and lock of hair at side of face. Hair painted on top of tile ca. 4 cm back from front edge. 2nd black/brown band beginning 2.5 cm behind end of hair.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, pp. 20-21, Type I:4a; Briguet 1988, p. 79, fig. 84; Winter 2009a, pp. 425-426, 6.C.1.a
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples
    Le sarcophage des époux de Cerveteri du Musée du Louvre
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
  • Type of decoration: Female head
  • Current Collection: Musée du Louvre: S. 1091
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 15
  • Width: 14.6
  • MPD: 21.3
  • Clay: 5YR 6/8
  • Paint: Surface cream slip 7.5YR 6/4. Black on hair, thick eyebrows, lids + pupils. Purple-red outline on ears, dot earrings, lips. Brown 2.5YR 4/4.
  • Condition: Restored from 2 pieces
  • Height face: 10.9

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