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913, Rome, S. Omobono

  • Record number: 913
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: S. Omobono
  • Roof element: Antefixes, full figure?
  • Remarks: Small head painted red on entire front (hair & face), with flattened back of head, slipped cream, and, on head's left upper side, large round hole (Diam 1.3, depth 7). Hair in waves pulled back from face. Thick eyelids & lips. Scale & finish suggest head from Silen & Maenad full-figure antefix, but this looks later & must be male given painted face. Features look feminine.
  • Type of decoration: Silen head
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antiquarium Comunale
  • Height: 8.7
  • Width: 9
  • MPD: 6.7
  • Clay: Light buff
  • Paint: Brown-red face 10R 4/6, purple-red hair 7.5R 4/4
  • Condition: Broken through neck
  • Distance outer eyes: 3.7
  • Width mouth: 1.6

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