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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. Author: Cristofani, M. (ed.). Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1990
    Museo Nazionale Romano, Le terrecotte II.1: Antefisse. Author: Pensabene, P. & M. Sanzi di Mino. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1983
  • Type of decoration: Female head wearing diadem and veil and/or tutulus.
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Romano
  • 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
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