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4886, Lanuvium

  • Record number: 4886
  • Site: Lanuvium
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Remarks: Silen head antefix. Beside face are clusters of ivy-berries and large rosette. Diam rosette 4.9. Th plaque 2.4.
  • Bibliography: Walters 1903, p. 424, D729; Andrén 1940, p. 427, no. II:2
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Catalog of terracottas in the British Museum. Author: Walters, H.B.. Place of publication: London. Publication Date: 1903
  • Associated elements: D730
  • Type of decoration: Silen head
  • Last Recorded Collection: British Museum
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 15.2
  • Width: 17.2
  • Clay: 7.5YR 6/4(plaque break) 10YR 7/3 (tile scar)
  • Paint: Brown slip 10YR 6/3. Brick red on rosette and base 7.5YR 4/6. Dark red on beard 7.5R 3/2. Brown on cheek and lips 2.5YR 5/4. Gold on berries, rosette center 10YR 5/6.
  • Condition: Preserves lower left corner of plaque and scar from curved cover tile on back, right cheek, mouth, beard, berry clusters above rosette, base.
  • Height antefix base: 3.4

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