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1564, Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana, Vignale, smaller temple

  • Record number: 1564
  • Site: Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana
  • Building or zone: Vignale, smaller temple
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, full figure
  • Comparanda: Satricum
  • Remarks: Lower half of antefix with striding Maenad moving to right in foreground to left, & left leg and of striding Silen to right, standing on base. Plaque hollow between Silen leg & Maenad front leg. Silen right hoof shown below hem of Maenad's dress. L Maenad's right foot 7.6, left foot 7.9, Dist. between feet 9.3. Plaque sits at slightly oblique angle to bottom of cover tile. Back of plaque rises above cover tile & is smooth, slightly hollowed at center. Joint between plaque & cover tile well finished on top but rough on underside, lumpy & with traces of sharp tool
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, pp. 100-101, No. I:1; Helbig4 III, pp. 734-735, No. 2832
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Führer durch die öffentlichen Sammlungen klassischer Altertümer in Rome, Bd. 1-4. 4., völlig neu bearb. Aufl. Hrsg. Von H. Speier. Author: Helbig, W.. Place of publication: Tübingen. Publication Date: 1963-1972
  • Associated elements: 7207, 7216, 2611, 2619
  • Type of decoration: Silen & Maenad striding to right
  • Current Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 24.5
  • Width: 28.2
  • MPD: 13.5
  • Clay: 7.5YR 6/4-6/6
  • Paint: No paint preserved
  • Height antefix base: 3.2
  • Width antefix base: 24.7
  • Inner H cover tile: 9.5
  • Outer H cover tile: 12.5
  • Inner W cover tile: 12.7
  • Outer W cover tile: 17
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