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5823, Tuscania(?)

  • Record number: 5823
  • Site: Tuscania(?)
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Viterbo, Museo La Rocca, inv. AdT80/337: Gaultier 1993, p. 187, fig. 13
  • Remarks: Female head antefix. Very worn mould, little detail. Ears reworked(?). Scar of cover tile on back. Overhang 4.5. Head hollow behind, lumpy. All proveniences are unsubstantiated in Louvre, except for recent attributions to Tuscania.
  • Bibliography: Gaultier 1990, Pl. 52.1 (left), 52.3; Gaultier 1993, p. 187, fig. 10 left, 11 right, 12; Winter 2009a, pp. 247-248, 4.C.1.b, ill. 4.3.2
  • Publication record: A propos de quelques éléments de décor architectural archaiques en terre cuite conserves au Musée du Louvre. Author: Gaultier, F.. Journal and volume number: Die Welt der Etrusker 1990. Place of publication: Berlin. Publication Date: 1990. Pages: 271-276
    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
    Terrecotte architettoniche arcaiche da Tuscania: le collezioni del Louvre e gli scavi recenti nella Ara del Tufo. Author: Gaultier, F.. Journal and volume number: Deliciae Fictiles. Place of publication: Stockholm. Publication Date: 1993. Pages: 183-191
  • Type of decoration: Female head
  • Last Recorded Collection: Musée du Louvre
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 12.6
  • Width: 13.5
  • MPD: 7.9
  • Clay: 5YR 5/6
  • Paint: Black on hair.
  • Height face: 9.4
  • Distance outer eyes: 6.1(?)
  • Width nose bottom: 2.6
  • Outer H cover tile: 7.6
  • Outer W cover tile: 13.4
  • Thickness tile: 2

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