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296, Veii(?)

  • Record number: 296
  • Site: Veii(?)
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Veii (AndrĂ©n, Pl. 3) though moustache differs
  • Remarks: Preserves bearded/moustached male head from mid-nose down to bottom edge, part of volute & 2 concave tongues of shell frame (1 brown-red, 1 black) to right, recessed bottom border with painted band of red triangles, overlapped by beard. Double moustache with shorter horizontal brown strand behind longer white strands that curved downward. On back raised ridge from cover tile.
  • Bibliography: Christiansen & Winter 2010, p. 76, no. 30
  • Publication record: Etruria I. Architectural terracottas and painted wall plaques, pinakes c. 625-200 BC.Catalogue, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
    The Caprifico roof in its wider context
  • Type of decoration: Acheloos? with concave tongue shell frame
  • Current Collection: Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek: HIN 905
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 14.5
  • Width: 20.5
  • MPD: 12.2
  • Clay: 5YR 6/6
  • Paint: Dark brown-red skin 2.5YR 4/4-3/4, light brown 5YR 6/4, black
  • Condition: Center & lower right part of plaque
  • Width strigil: 3.5
  • Concave strigil: yes
  • Type shell: Strigil
  • Width strigil: 3.5
  • Concave: yes
  • Torus or flat: torus
  • Height antefix base: 2.5
  • Inner H cover tile: 11
  • Outer H cover tile: 13
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