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1229, Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana, Celle

  • Record number: 1229
  • Site: Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana
  • Building or zone: Celle
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Remarks: Antefix plaque with Silen head moulded in relief, with wreath of berries, ivy leaves & rosettes, multiple wrinkles across brow, small round eyes with heavy lids, beard & moustache
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 88, No. I:1, Pl. 27:95
  • 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 wearing wreath of berries, ivy leaves & rosettes
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 24.7
  • Width: 18
  • Clay: 7.5YR 4/4?
  • Paint: Red-brown face & inner animal ear; dark brown-purple/red beard; gold hair below mouth, berries; black ivy leaf & hair, eyes; purple-red rosette outline & center
  • Condition: Missing top of head & diadem, part of beard & both lower corners
  • Distance outer eyes: 8.7
  • Width nose bottom: 3.2

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