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1580, Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana, Vignale, smaller temple

  • Record number: 1580
  • Site: Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana
  • Building or zone: Vignale, smaller temple
  • Position: Pediment floor
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Civita Castellana, Celle 2509
  • Remarks: Antefix with female head wearing diadem or veil with wavy edge, surrounded by rounded moulding ending in volutes, inside floral shell frame. On base, painted box meander above rounded moulding at bottom (H 1.2). Rectangular strut scar on cover tile top
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 103, No. II:6; Helbig4 III, pp. 735-736, No. 2834; Carlucci 1995, p. 96 (partial redecoration of 2nd phase)
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Führer durch die öffentlichen Sammlungen klassischer Altertümer in Rome, Bd. 1-4. 4., völlig neu bearb. Aufl. Hrsg. Von H. Speier. Author: Helbig, W.. Place of publication: Tübingen. Publication Date: 1963-1972
    Il santuario falisco di Vignale. Nuove acquisizioni. Author: Carlucci, C.. Journal and volume number: ArchCl 47. Publication Date: 1995. Pages: 69-101
  • Associated elements: 7220, 7221, 7223; Silen head antefixes 7210, 7222
  • Type of decoration: Female head wearing diadem or veil & necklace/floral shell frame/painted box meander
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 19.1
  • Width: 17.1
  • MPD: 19.5
  • Clay: 10YR 7/3
  • Paint: White slip 10YR 8/2 skin, volute, base; purple-red 5R 4/3-4/4 hair, drapery alongside neck, inner ground behind volutes, lips, bottom strip & boxes on base; gold 10YR 5/6 diadem, earrings, necklace; black eyes, outer ground beyond volutes, 2 upper boxes on base & area above, beside necklace
  • Height face: 9.3
  • Distance outer eyes: 5.5
  • Width nose bottom: 1.8
  • Width mouth: 2.4
  • Type shell: Floral
  • Height antefix base: 2.7
  • Width antefix base: 14.7
  • Width strut: 3
  • Depth strut: 6.5
  • Inner H cover tile: 9.4
  • Outer H cover tile: 11
  • Inner W cover tile: 10.5
  • Outer W cover tile: 14.8
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