Menu
Search
Main SiteGandhara ConnectionsVase Corpus (CVA Online)
Search

1227, Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana, Celle

  • Record number: 1227
  • Site: Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana
  • Building or zone: Celle
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Remarks: Antefix plaque with female head moulded in relief, wearing earrings, torque & drapery, & surrounded by deeply curved shell with relief leaves alternately closed & open. Back of head deeply hollowed. Rounded strut connecting back of plaque with cover tile top
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 92, No. III:2, Pl. 27:98; Helbig II, p. 345, No. 1785c
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
  • Associated elements: Silen head antefixes 2499, 2500, 2508
  • Type of decoration: Female head surrounded by floral shell frame
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 30.5
  • Width: 27.6
  • MPD: 13.4
  • Clay: 10YR 7/3
  • Paint: Traces of white on central leaf at top
  • Condition: Missing large parts of shell; chips from nose & cheeks
  • Height face: 10.3
  • Distance outer eyes: 6?
  • Width nose bottom: 2.1
  • Width mouth: 1.9
  • Type shell: Floral
  • Width shell: 8.5-10
  • Width antefix base: 20
  • Height strut: 12.5
  • Inner H cover tile: 8.8
  • Outer H cover tile: 1
  • Inner W cover tile: 11
  • Outer W cover tile: 17.5
Image Image Image

Link to this record using the address https://www.beazley.ox.ac.uk/record/C638C28B-21E3-436E-98C2-E626F14BBE93

Site map Copyright Accessibility Privacy statement Contact us
Gandhara Connections
Gandhara Connections on Facebook
Gandhara Connections on Twitter
Back to top