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  • Record number: 5358
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Remarks: Silen(?) head shell antefix. Bottom half of bearded head, with wavy hair strands alongside neck(!), base, rounded volute bands. On back, cover tile scar. Traces of sharp punctures as scoring before attaching cover tile. Said to have been in Collection Virgi 1947-1968, then London art market 1982. Listed in "Acquisitions 1983" of Getty Museum Journal 12 (1984), p. 255.
  • Type of decoration: Silen(?) head
  • Last Recorded Collection: J. Paul Getty Museum
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 15.3
  • Width: 16.9
  • MPD: 5.5
  • Clay: 7.5YR 7/4
  • Paint: Red skin, upper squares on base, volute bands 7.5R 5/4. Black-blue beard, hair, lower squares and band on base 7.5R N5/. Cream ground behind volute band and on base.
  • Height antefix base: 2.7
  • Width antefix base: 16
  • Inner H cover tile: 12
  • Outer H cover tile: 14.2
  • Inner W cover tile: 9
  • Outer W cover tile: 15.8

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