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4686, Populonia, Decorated tomb edicola

  • Record number: 4686
  • Site: Populonia
  • Building or zone: Decorated tomb edicola
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Remarks: Female head antefix with shell frame of bow-volutes. Diam earring 2.3. H diadem 2. W scroll 7.1, H ca. 5.4, Th 2.6. Cover tile attached to back bottom. Back of plaque hand-smoothed.
  • Bibliography: NSc 1957, p. 27, no. 3, fig. 36a; Bruni 1985
  • Publication record: Antefisse inedite da Populonia (Piombino, Livorno). Author: Bruni, S.. Journal and volume number: Rassegna di Archeologia 5. Publication Date: 1985. Pages: 119-130
  • Type of decoration: Female head/bow-volutes
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Archeologico
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 20.3
  • Width: 21.4
  • MPD: 8.6
  • Clay: 10YR 7/4
  • Paint: Red-brown dot on rounded band encircling head at top and entire band at left of face, including volute, dots on cheeks, lips, chiton decoration at neck, ground inside volute and raised bands themselves, rounded outer tips including edges. Black ground between volute and encircling band, hair.
  • Height head: 12.7
  • Height face: 8.2
  • Distance outer eyes: 5.4
  • Width nose bottom: 2.2
  • Width mouth: 2.6
  • Width shell: 8.1
  • Inner H cover tile: 8
  • Outer H cover tile: 10.7
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