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7393, Pyrgi, Temple A

  • Record number: 7393
  • Site: Pyrgi
  • Building or zone: Temple A
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Smaller version from Caere(?) or Velletri(?) in Vatican
  • Remarks: Female head antefixes with floral shell frame. Th plaque 2. H female head with diadem 21.3. H hair 3.4, equal to fringe across forehead 480 B.C.
  • Type of decoration: Female head in floral shell frame
  • Current Collection: Antiquarium di Pyrgi
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 50R
  • Width: 49R
  • Clay: 7.5YR 7/4
  • Paint: Black ground on shell, center of 2nd, 4th, 6th palmette leaf, top band and boxes on base. White 10YR 8/2. Red center of lotus leaves and calyx top, centers of 1st, 3rd, 5th, 7th palmettes leaves, bottom band and boxes on base, chiton top 5R 4/6.
  • Height head: 21.3
  • Height face: 16.5R
  • Distance outer eyes: 8.3R
  • Width nose bottom: 2.6
  • Width mouth: 3.4R
  • Height palmette: 13.1
  • Width palmette: 14.5
  • Height lotus: 10.1
  • Width lotus: 12.4
  • Type shell: floral
  • Width shell: 16.8
  • Height antefix base: 5.8
  • Width antefix base: 24.5R

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