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7346, Caere

  • Record number: 7346
  • Site: Caere
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Remarks: Female head antefix wearing tall, flat diadem, disk earrings, and painted necklace. Ear very detailed and natural. Rosette earring, brown ground, black lines, red edge.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 33, no. II:11b; Briguet 1988, pp. 79-80, figs. 87-88; Briguet 1989, pp. 202-204, Pl. XIV.a, fig. 42a-b; Winter 2009a, pp. 438-439, 6.C.4.c
  • 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 wearing tall, flat diadem, disk earrings, and painted necklace
  • Current Collection: Musée du Louvre: Cp 5164
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 24.2
  • Width: 16.2
  • MPD: 13.2
  • Clay: 7.5YR 7/6
  • Paint: Top of head back painted black to beginning of cover tile. Face cream slip 10YR 7/3. Diadem with cream scallops connecting brown lotus buds, between which dark red ground, brown dots. Hair orange-red with 2 black wavy lines 5YR 4/6. Black eyebrows, lids, dot on pupil. Dark red eyes, lips, large dots on necklace, edge of large disk earrings 10R 3/6.
  • Height face: 15.3
  • Distance outer eyes: 8.7
  • Outer H cover tile: 18.3
  • Outer W cover tile: 15.1est.
  • Thickness tile: 2.7

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