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4887, Lanuvium

  • Record number: 4887
  • Site: Lanuvium
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Remarks: Silen head antefix with broad head-band and large ivy wreath. Central rosette, flanked by ivy leaves. Beside face clusters of ivy-berries and large rosettes. Worn mould.
  • Bibliography: Walters 1903, p. 424, D730; AndrĂ©n 1940, p. 427, no. II:2
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples
    Catalog of terracottas in the British Museum
  • Associated elements: D729
  • Type of decoration: Silen head with head-band, ivy wreath, clusters of ivy-berries, rosettes
  • Current Collection: British Museum: D730
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 11.9
  • Width: 15.8
  • Clay: Burned
  • Condition: Preserves top part of head with cut-out edge around top. Lower half is plaster reconstruction.
  • Distance outer eyes: 7.4

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