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5617, Orvieto, Belvedere

  • Record number: 5617
  • Site: Orvieto
  • Building or zone: Belvedere
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Andrén 1940, no. II:33 but smaller and different in details
  • Remarks: Silen head antefix with floral shell frame. W circumscribing palmettes with volutes 8.8. H scroll 3.1. W double scrolls 8.7. Several examples of type, 1st example photographed.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 180, no. II:34, Pl. 68:222
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
  • Type of decoration: Silen head
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Civico
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 29
  • Width: 31.3
  • Paint: Red below scrolls, lotuses, skin, palmette leaves, outer rounded volute band and eye. black outer edges, ground behind palmettes.
  • Height head: 15
  • Height face: 12.6
  • Distance outer eyes: 5.4
  • Width nose bottom: 2
  • Width mouth: 2.2
  • Type shell: Floral
  • Width shell: 9
  • Width antefix base: 20R

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