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482, Caere, Vigna Parrocchiale

  • Record number: 482
  • Site: Caere
  • Building or zone: Vigna Parrocchiale
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Remarks: Female head with tall forehead, long finger-waves of hair (H 3.5, W scallop 1.4) with central part, high diadem (H 5.2) painted with two, inverted rows of red-brown tongues, separated by row of black circles. Back hollowed behind diadem & hair. Scar of rounded cover tile (Th 2.8), below which hollowed.
  • Bibliography: StEtr 1 (1927) Pl. XI; Mengarelli 1936, p. 75, Pl. XXV:1; Andrén 1940, p. 32, No. II:11a; Winter 2009a, pp. 438-439, 6.C.4.c
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Il luogo e I materiali del tempio di Era a Caere. Author: Mengarelli, R.. Journal and volume number: StEtr 10. Publication Date: 1936. Pages: 67-86
    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 in relief, wearing tall diadem & disk earrings
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 17
  • Width: 16.9
  • MPD: 9.3
  • Paint: Cream 10YR 8/3, red-brown 10R 4/6, black hair
  • Condition: Top of head with diadem, hair, forehead preserved
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