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Descriptive Variable Value(s)
Fabric Category Bucchero
Object Type Ornament::Finial
Motif Female
Decorative Technique Relief
Fragment Noted false
Object Type (notes) Decorated Buccheroid Finial
Size Max. Pres. Height 0.030 m, Max. Pres. Width 0.043 m, Pres. Thickness 0.007-0.017 m, Scar: Max. Pres. Width 0.008 m
Condition Single sherd, broken across a ridge on back side and present corners; surfaces very worn.
Description Fragment is apparently a low, finial-like decoration for rim of a buccheroid vessel preserves horizontal scar across center back of piece, apparently from the vessel rim; upper contour of piece is shallow curve, rounded on top, and bottom, which extends in finished surface below rim scar is flat and very roughly rectangular. Front surface is convex and decorated with low relief female head, which is seen in profile facing right; entire relief is inverted U-shape formed by grooves and ridges which indicate a draped head, thick drapery down back of head is thinner but extends to other side of head, where it appears to be a veil framing head; above triangular flat neck is half-oval shape of head with straight pointed nose continuing line of forehead, and with slight grooves marking mouth and almond shaped eyes (three concentric almond shapes).
Fabric Description Buccheroid, dull black.
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Consists of
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Has type
[Standard: CIDOC-CRM]
finial
[Standard: British Museum Thesaurus]
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Suggested Citation

Anthony Tuck. "PC 19710391 from Italy/Poggio Civitate/Tesoro/Tesoro 17/1971, ID:68". (2012) In Murlo. Anthony Tuck (Ed.) . Released: 2012-12-28. Open Context. <http://opencontext.org/subjects/9615C1F8-F4FE-473E-2F3B-DBB4C54AC1FF> ARK (Archive): https://n2t.net/ark:/28722/k27944v46

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