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240, Caere

  • Record number: 240
  • Site: Caere
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Pyrgi
  • Remarks: Head with diadem, neck & upper chest, flanked by double volutes, inner edges of missing shell, including part of ribbon band. No base. Rectangular ridge (Th 2.7) attached to cover tile top and back of plaque
  • Bibliography: Poulsen 1966, p. 32; Andrén 1940, p. 50, No. III:9, Pl. 18:55; Christiansen & Winter 2010, pp. 82-83, no. 37
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Etruria I. Architectural terracottas and painted wall plaques, pinakes c. 625-200 BC.Catalogue, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. Author: Christiansen, J. & N.A. Winter. Place of publication: Copenhagen. Publication Date: 2010
    Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. Den Etruskiske Samling. Author: Poulsen, V.. Place of publication: Copenhagen. Publication Date: 1966
    The Caprifico roof in its wider context. Author: Winter, N.A.. Journal and volume number: Il tempio arcaico di Caprifico di Torrecchia. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 2010. Pages: 113-122
  • Type of decoration: Female head in ribbon band shell frame
  • Last Recorded Collection: Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 23
  • Width: 21.9
  • MPD: 32
  • Clay: Brown
  • Paint: Red, black, white
  • Condition: Missing most of shell
  • Height face: 10.8
  • Distance outer eyes: 6.8
  • Type shell: Strigil
  • Inner H cover tile: 10.1
  • Outer H cover tile: 12
  • Inner W cover tile: 13.6
  • Outer W cover tile: 17.6
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