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252, Chiusi

  • Record number: 252
  • Site: Chiusi
  • Roof element: Cover tile finial
  • Comparanda: Chiusi 62016, 62017, 62018, 62019, 62020
  • Remarks: Standing figure wearing long garment, with arms bent, hands grasping 2 wide, raised bands that fall down the front of the torso but curve upwards and outwards to form volutes attached to either side of the head, possibly indicating wings. Back fairly flat except for head. White-on-red painted decoration
  • Bibliography: Damgaard Andersen 1992-1993, p. 93, pl. 13; Winter 2009a, pp. 116-117, 2.E.8, fig. 2.22; Christiansen & Winter 2010, pp. 36-37, no. 6
  • Publication record: Etruria I. Architectural terracottas and painted wall plaques, pinakes c. 625-200 BC.Catalogue, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. Author: Christiansen, J. & N.A. Winter. Place of publication: Copenhagen. Publication Date: 2010
    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
    The Caprifico roof in its wider context. Author: Winter, N.A.. Journal and volume number: Il tempio arcaico di Caprifico di Torrecchia. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 2010. Pages: 113-122
    The origin of Potnia theron in central Italy. Author: Damgaard Andersen, H.. Journal and volume number: HBA 19-20. Publication Date: 1992-1993. Pages: 73-107
  • Type of decoration: Winged figure: Potnia theron
  • Last Recorded Collection: Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 20
  • Width: 15.9
  • Clay: 5YR 5/6
  • Paint: Red surface 2.5YR 4/6, white: stripes across crown of head front to back, dots between stripes on raised bands and volutes (front and back), and, on back, horizontal and vertical bands
  • Condition: Broken at bottom
  • Height head: 7.8
  • Distance outer eyes: 4.5
  • Width nose bottom: 1.2
  • Width mouth: 1.9
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