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5811, Caere(?)

  • Record number: 5811
  • Site: Caere(?)
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Andrén 1940, Pl. 18:55
  • Remarks: Female head antefix with shell frame. Crowned by diadem. Broken on all sides and scar from tile on back. Face is very flat. All proveniences are unsubstantiated in Louvre, except for recent attributions to Tuscania.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 50, Type III:9
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
  • Type of decoration: Female head
  • Last Recorded Collection: Musée du Louvre
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 17.2
  • Width: 14.5
  • MPD: 6
  • Clay: 10YR 7/4
  • Paint: Face white paint 2.5Y 8/2. Black top of diadem, hair, eyebrows, lids, pupil. Red brown 2.5YR 4/4 vertical stripes on diadem and line at base, outline of ears and flat disk earrings.
  • Height face: 10.9
  • Distance outer eyes: 6.5

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