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1844, Orvieto

  • Record number: 1844
  • Site: Orvieto
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Remarks: Antefix plaque with female head wearing diadem, originally with moulded rosettes. Reworking of Classical type of second half of 4th cent. B.C., from worn mould. No shell. Top back of head hollowed above cover tile. From Sermoneta Collection
  • Bibliography: K√§stner 1993, p. 113, no. 6, fig. 7
  • Publication record: Architektonische Terrakotten aus der Sammlung der Hergozin von Sermoneta in der Berliner Antikensammlung
  • Type of decoration: Female head wearing diadem with rosettes
  • Current Collection: Antikensammlung: TC 3782
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 16.5
  • Width: 12.7
  • MPD: ca 7
  • Clay: 5Y 8/3
  • Paint: Gold hair 10YR 6/6. Dark red 2.5YR 4/4 volute band alongside head. Bright red 7.5R 4/8 band across top of base, eyes? Pink skin 5YR 8/4. Black ground beside neck
  • Height head: 8.3
  • Height face: 7.5
  • Width nose bottom: 1.2
  • Width mouth: ca 1.5
  • Type shell: None
  • Width fascia: 1
  • Torus or flat: torus
  • Height antefix base: 2
  • Width antefix base: 12.7+
  • Thickness tile: 2.3
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