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436, Caere?

  • Record number: 436
  • Site: Caere?
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Similar to HIN 899 but lower forehead. Similar to AndrĂ©n 1940 I:4e, Pl. 6:18
  • Remarks: Transition from hair to cover tile smooth & rounded, slightly less than right angle. Eyes are large almond shapes, rounded with channel defining eye socket. Back somewhat carelessly hollowed
  • Bibliography: Winter 2009a, p. 433, 6.C.3.c; Christiansen & Winter 2010, p. 61, no. 20
  • Publication record: Etruria I. Architectural terracottas and painted wall plaques, pinakes c. 625-200 BC.Catalogue, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
    The Caprifico roof in its wider context
  • Type of decoration: Female head
  • Current Collection: Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek: HIN 891
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 9
  • Width: 13.9
  • MPD: 8
  • Clay: 5YR 6/6 but lighter
  • Paint: Cream slip 10YR 8/3, black
  • Condition: Preserves top half of head down to eyes
  • Distance outer eyes: 7.9
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