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111, Caere

  • Record number: 111
  • Site: Caere
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek HIN 46; Geneva, Musée d'Art et d'Histoire MF 794; Santa Severa 51272, 16037, 16044; Cerveteri Museum 119306
  • Remarks: Antefix plaque with female head in excellent condition but no painted detail preserved
  • Bibliography: Luce 1920a, p. 32, figs. 5-6; Andrén 1940, p. 48, No. III:5; Turfa 2005, pp. 251-252, no. 281 (dated Late Archaic, beginning of 5th cent. B.C.); Winter 2009a, p. 431, 6.C.3.a
  • Publication record: Archaic antefixes from Cerveteri in the University Museum, Philadelphia
    Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples
    Catalogue of the Etruscan Gallery of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
  • Type of decoration: Female head
  • Current Collection: University Museum: MS 1811
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 16
  • MPD: 24.2
  • Clay: Red-brown
  • Paint: Top painted black
  • Condition: Nose & top lip restored
  • Height head: 16
  • Height face: 12.4
  • Distance outer eyes: 7.6
  • Width mouth: 3.8
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