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7322, Caere(?)

  • Record number: 7322
  • Site: Caere(?)
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: AndrĂ©n 1940, Type I:4a variant; Louvre Cp 5180
  • Remarks: Female head antefix. D hair on top 5.5. Ears undeliniated either by moulding or paint. Dilute white paint on black hair in wavy lines. Behind hair on cover tile, band, W 1.7-2.3, unpainted, behind which white slip, W 3.6, unpainted band, W 1.6, then white again. Eyes roughly modelled with long, narrow almond shape appearing hand-worked. Th plaque at neck 2. Back of head deeply hollowed, somewhat roughly. On face, eight striations from finger or tool smoothing surface.
  • Bibliography: Winter 2009a, p. 427, 6.C.1.b
  • Publication record: 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
  • Type of decoration: Female head
  • Last Recorded Collection: J. Paul Getty Museum
  • Mouldmade: yes & no
  • Height: 17.1
  • Width: 14
  • MPD: 14.6
  • Clay: 2.5YR 4/8 (fresh break), 2.5YR 4/6 (old break)
  • Paint: Cream slip on face, neck, bottom edge 10YR 8/3. Black hair, eyebrows, eyelids.
  • Width nose bottom: 2.1
  • Width mouth: 2.8
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