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561, Caere, Vigna Parrocchiale

  • Record number: 561
  • Site: Caere
  • Building or zone: Vigna Parrocchiale
  • Position: Pediment corner
  • Roof element: Acroteria, animal statues
  • Remarks: At sides of head, behind ears, rise 2 flat, curving bands painted with overlapping flowers (beige, gray, white, red, beige, white) facing upward behind left ear and downward behind right (= floral wreath across head). W wreath 5.2 Th wall 1.5. W ear-ear edges 18.4. Diam disk earring 2
  • Bibliography: Cristofani 1992a, p. 45, Pl. III (labelled B 32.4) & IV, Type III, B 32.5; Winter 2009a, pp. 474-476, 6.E.3.a
  • Publication record: Caere 3.1. Lo scarico arcaico della Vigna Parrocchiale. Author: Cristofani, M.. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1992. Pages: 29-57
    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
  • Associated elements: 84.147-1, 84.115, 85.153
  • Type of decoration: Female head wearing floral wreath (Sphinx head?)
  • Last Recorded Collection: C.N.R. storerooms at Banditaccia necropolis
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 10
  • Width: 21.4
  • MPD: 14.9
  • Clay: 5YR 5/6
  • Paint: Red 10R 4/6
  • Condition: Preserves top of head. Face missing
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