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5831

  • Record number: 5831
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Remarks: Female head antefix. No shell. Paint well-preserved. Nose restored. Scalloped edge of hair over forehead. Top of cover tile slightly sloped and painted red-brown 6 cm behind front edge. Head hollowed behind. All proveniences are unsubstantiated in Louvre, except for recent attributions to Tuscania.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, pp. 500-501, no. I:13, Pl. 157:529; Winter 2009a, pp. 349-350, 5.C.3.d
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    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
  • Type of decoration: Female head
  • Last Recorded Collection: Musée du Louvre
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 15.4
  • Width: 14.7
  • MPD: 11.5
  • Clay: 5YR 5/6
  • Paint: Surface slip brown 10YR 6/4. Brick red on diadem, possibly with painted tongue outlined with darker red, veil with 2 stripes at border between which red and black dots, hair, large disk earrings (with darker red divisions and black dots), outline of ear 10R 4/6. Darker red lips 10R 4/3. Black: base (and top) of diadem, dot rosettes on veil and alternating dots on edges, eyebrows, lids, and pupils, dots on earrings.
  • Condition: Broken across top (chipped) and on all sides at back (cover tile) and below chin.
  • Height face: 10.2
  • Distance outer eyes: 7
  • Thickness tile: 3

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