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7286, Tuscania, Ara del Tufo

  • Record number: 7286
  • Site: Tuscania
  • Building or zone: Ara del Tufo
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Similar to Acquarossa but not equal
  • Remarks: Female head antefix. Plaque overhung tile. Ear more carefully rendered than at Acquarossa. H ear 3.2. Back of head roughly hollowed. Th tile at top 1.7.
  • Bibliography: Gaultier 1990, p. 273, Pl. 52.4; Gaultier 1993, p. 187, fig. 13; Winter 2009a, pp. 247-248, 4.C.1.b,, Ill. 4.3.2
  • Publication record: A propos de quelques éléments de décor architectural archaiques en terre cuite conserves au Musée du Louvre. Author: Gaultier, F.. Journal and volume number: Die Welt der Etrusker 1990. Place of publication: Berlin. Publication Date: 1990. Pages: 271-276
    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
    Terrecotte architettoniche arcaiche da Tuscania: le collezioni del Louvre e gli scavi recenti nella Ara del Tufo. Author: Gaultier, F.. Journal and volume number: Deliciae Fictiles. Place of publication: Stockholm. Publication Date: 1993. Pages: 183-191
  • Type of decoration: Female head
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Archeologico
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 12.4
  • Width: 11
  • MPD: 8.9
  • Clay: 2.5YR 5/6
  • Paint: Surface blackened.
  • Height face: 9.4
  • Distance outer eyes: 6.1(?)
  • Width nose bottom: 2.6
  • Width mouth: 2.7

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