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1444, Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana, Sassi Caduti

  • Record number: 1444
  • Site: Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana
  • Building or zone: Sassi Caduti
  • Roof element: Antefixes, full figure
  • Remarks: Fragment of Maenad torso in profile moving to right, holding patera/bowl; in front, wild boar (MPL 22.5), upside down, originally held by missing Silen. Back hollowed behind Maenad's chest & boar
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, pp. 109-111, No. I:3d, Pl. 37:126 right; Proietti 1980, p. 242, fig. 329
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Il Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia. Author: Proietti, G.. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1980
  • Associated elements: 12470 + 12478, 12469, 12487, 12473, 12474, 12479, 12477, 12486
  • Type of decoration: Silen & Maenad
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 35.2
  • Width: 19.5
  • MPD: 7.5
  • Clay: 7.5YR 6/6
  • Paint: Cream slip for Maenad's skin, mantle 10YR 8/2, brown 7.5YR 6/4 for chiton, bowl, 10YR 6/4 boar's belly, purple-red 10R 4/4 wide band neard border on mantle, boar's bristle, dark brown 10R 5/1 boar's belly, top of back ridge, tail, black mantle edge, chiton neck
  • Condition: Finished left edge. Missing head & feet
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