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544, Caere, Vigna Parrocchiale

  • Record number: 544
  • Site: Caere
  • Building or zone: Vigna Parrocchiale
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: AndrĂ©n 1940, No. I:1a
  • Remarks: Lower half of female head, broken below eyes, with preserved bottom edge at neck. Missing nose.
  • Bibliography: Cristofani 1987b, p. 97, fig. 5; Nardi 1989a, p. 57, fig. 10; Cristofani 1992a, p. 43, fig. 84, Type I, B 30.1; Winter 2009a, pp. 425-427, 6.C.1.a
  • Publication record: Appunti sui santuari urbani
    Caere 3.1. Lo scarico arcaico della Vigna Parrocchiale
    I santuari: tradizioni decorative
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
  • Associated elements: Raking sima Type III, eaves tiles Type I, & revetment plaques with warriors B 42
  • Type of decoration: Female head
  • Current Collection: C.N.R. storerooms at Banditaccia necropolis: 83.51
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 10
  • Width: 8
  • Clay: 5YR 5/8

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