Main SiteGandhara ConnectionsVase Corpus (CVA Online)

2236, Rome, Tre Fontane

  • Record number: 2236
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: Tre Fontane
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: From same mould as 125612 but with different paint. Ny Carlsberg antefix from Palestrina HIN 426. Cf. also Philadelphia MS 1830
  • Remarks: Antefix with female head wearing diadem and veil and/or tutulus. Head in round with cover tile attached to bottom back. Incised lids. Pierced nostrils. Head hollow, not opening into cover tile.
  • Bibliography: Pensabene & Sanzi di Mino 1983, p. 54, no. 10, Pl. III; La grande Roma 1990, p. 143, 6.3.2
  • Publication record: La grande Roma dei Tarquini
    Museo Nazionale Romano, Le terrecotte II.1: Antefisse
  • Type of decoration: Female head wearing diadem and veil and/or tutulus.
  • Current Collection: Museo Nazionale Romano: 125613
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 22.1
  • Width: 17.8
  • MPD: 18.4
  • Clay: 7.5YR 7/4
  • Paint: 10YR 7/4, red 2.5YR 4/6. Red alternating dots on diadem and top and bottom edges, lower veil fold edge, dot earrings, band around back base of head, necklace band, chiton.
  • Height face: 11.4
  • Distance outer eyes: 7.8
  • Width nose bottom: 2.7
  • Width mouth: 3.4
  • Inner H cover tile: 9.5
  • Outer H cover tile: 11.4
  • Inner W cover tile: 11
  • Outer W cover tile: 15.1
Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image

Link to this record using the address

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