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5621, Orvieto, Belvedere

  • Record number: 5621
  • Site: Orvieto
  • Building or zone: Belvedere
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Remarks: Silen head antefix with floral shell frame. W circumscribed palmette 12.2. H scroll 4.4. W double scroll 11.2.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 179, no. II:32; La civiltà degli Etruschi 1985, p. 377, 16.1.29
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    La civiltà degli Etruschi. Author: Cristofani, M.. Place of publication: Milano. Publication Date: 1985
  • Associated elements: Palmette frame equal to female head antefixes Andrén 1940, no. II:36.
  • Type of decoration: Silen head
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Civico
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 38.4R
  • Width: 41.4R
  • Paint: Red-pink ears, lips, hair, skin. Black beard, ground between head and encircling band.
  • Height head: 18.4
  • Height face: 15.2
  • Distance outer eyes: 7.5
  • Width nose bottom: 2.4
  • Width mouth: 3
  • Height antefix base: 4.7
  • Width antefix base: 11.7
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