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4885, Lanuvium

  • Record number: 4885
  • Site: Lanuvium
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Remarks: Bearded Silen head antefix. Wreath of rosettes and berry-clusters, triple-ribbed fillet. Longish face, bald crown, small equine ears. Broken top of square strut on back.
  • Bibliography: Walters 1903, p. 173, B614, fig. 41; AndrĂ©n 1940, p. 427, no. II:1
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples
    Catalog of terracottas in the British Museum
  • Type of decoration: Bearded Silen head wearing wreath of rosettes and berry-clusters, triple-ribbed fillet, in floral shell frame
  • Current Collection: British Museum: B614
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 16
  • Width: 13
  • Clay: 7.5YR 6/4
  • Paint: Brown slip 7.5YR 6/4. Red paint on face 10R 4/6.
  • Distance outer eyes: 6.7
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