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5651, Orvieto, Vigna Grande

  • Record number: 5651
  • Site: Orvieto
  • Building or zone: Vigna Grande
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Example from Via S. Leonardo
  • Remarks: Antefix of female head in Phrygian cap. H face with cap 23.3. Open arching floral elements at sides with finished inner edges. On back, cover tile. Square strut curving to cover tile top, H 20.5 including raised ridge above strut, Dist from plaque 10. Base of head slightly hollowed.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, pp. 187-188, no. 5, Pl. 73:247
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
  • Type of decoration: Female head in Phrygian cap
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Civico
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 34.2
  • Width: 29
  • MPD: 23
  • Clay: 5YR 7/4-6/6
  • Paint: Pink-red face 7.5R 6/4. Traces of blue on cap. Purple-red on edges of side arch and leaves, drapery. Blue-gray on floral element above left arch.
  • Height face: 12
  • Distance outer eyes: 6.9(?)
  • Width nose bottom: 2.7
  • Width mouth: 2.5
  • Height antefix base: 2.4
  • Width antefix base: 19.8
  • Height strut: 20.5
  • Width strut: 4
  • Depth strut: 4
  • Inner H cover tile: 9
  • Outer H cover tile: 11.2
  • Inner W cover tile: 13.8
  • Outer W cover tile: 19.3
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