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455, Caere, Vigna Parrocchiale

  • Record number: 455
  • Site: Caere
  • Building or zone: Vigna Parrocchiale
  • Position: Pediment?
  • Roof element: Antepagmenta?
  • Remarks: Large male head with animal ear, long wavy beard. No traces of tile or strut. Large, thick, and heavy, with vertical finger striations on back, bottom of large hole for meniskos or vertical attachment (Diam 1.8)
  • Bibliography: Mengarelli 1936, p. 77 Pl. XXVIII:2; Andrén 1940, pp. 58-59, No. IV:9
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Il luogo e I materiali del tempio di Era a Caere. Author: Mengarelli, R.. Journal and volume number: StEtr 10. Publication Date: 1936. Pages: 67-86
  • Type of decoration: Silen head
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 26.3
  • Width: 16.3
  • MPD: 7.5
  • Clay: 5YR 6/6
  • Paint: Buff surface 10YR 7/3
  • Condition: Broken across left side of head & face
  • Height face: 20.5
  • Distance outer eyes: 8.5

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