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7337, Caere(?)

  • Record number: 7337
  • Site: Caere(?)
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Remarks: Female head antefix. Fragment of left side of head with part of cover tile, including finished bottom edge above overhang. Diam earring 2.9.
  • Bibliography: Wohl 1984, pp. 111-113, fig. 1; Cristofani 1986b, p. 20, no. 4; Winter 2009a, pp. 429-430, 6.C.2.c
  • Publication record: Nuovi dati per la storia urbana di Caere
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
    Three female head antefixes from Etruria
  • Type of decoration: Female head
  • Current Collection: J. Paul Getty Museum: 81.AD.97
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 11
  • Width: 5.1
  • MPD: 14.2
  • Clay: 2.5YR 6/6
  • Paint: Yellow-buff slip 10YR 7/4 for face skin, eyeball, ear, stripes on cover tile behind hair, wavy lines on hair. Red earring center 10R 3/4. Brown earring rosette petals, ear details 5YR 4/6.
  • Thickness tile: 2.4

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