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1182, Caere

  • Record number: 1182
  • Site: Caere
  • Roof element: Appliqué
  • Comparanda: Cerveteri 16396
  • Remarks: Small Gorgoneion in relief with flat back, with 2 nail holes (Diam 0.4) obliquely through back, below each ear.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, pp. 35-36, No. II:15, Pl. 10:36
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
  • Type of decoration: Gorgoneion
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 11
  • Width: 11.7
  • MPD: 5.3
  • Clay: 7.5YR 7/6
  • Paint: Cream slip on face 10YR 8/3, purple-red 7.5R 4/6 on wavy hair across forehead, stripe on tp of head near back edge, 2 hair strands below right ear, retina, upper lip, tongue; brown 7.5YR 5/4 large disk earrings; black knobs across top of head (overpainted blue 5BG 7/1), inside of ear, eyebrows, lids, pupil & outline of retina
  • Condition: Irregular scar across top from missing part; broken across bottom
  • Height face: 7.6
  • Distance outer eyes: 5.5
  • Width nose bottom: 1.6
  • Width mouth: 2.9
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