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432, Caere?

  • Record number: 432
  • Site: Caere?
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Remarks: Female head with incised edge to eye, narrow, smiling lips, not meeting at corners, triangular depression below nose. Ear with painted outline. Hair in narrow, rounded section, probably one of two. Back of head hollowed, somewhat lumpy; flat surface elsewhere below & to side
  • Bibliography: Winter 2009a, pp. 425-427, 6.C.1.a; Christiansen & Winter 2010, p. 57, no. 17
  • Publication record: Etruria I. Architectural terracottas and painted wall plaques, pinakes c. 625-200 BC.Catalogue, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. Author: Christiansen, J. & N.A. Winter. Place of publication: Copenhagen. Publication Date: 2010
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.. Author: Winter, N.A.. Journal and volume number: MAAR Suppl. 9. Place of publication: Ann Arbor. Publication Date: 2009
    The Caprifico roof in its wider context. Author: Winter, N.A.. Journal and volume number: Il tempio arcaico di Caprifico di Torrecchia. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 2010. Pages: 113-122
  • Associated elements: HIN 726, HIN 735, HIN 861
  • Type of decoration: Female head
  • Last Recorded Collection: Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 10.5
  • Width: 9
  • MPD: 7.2
  • Clay: Dark reddish-orange
  • Paint: Cream skin black
  • Condition: Preserves left half of face from eyebrow to bottom edge, part of hair & ear
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