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  • Record number: 4208
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Antefix from Lanuvium in British Museum (Andrén 1940, no. II:1)
  • Remarks: Bearded Silen head antefix with frame of rosettes and berry clusters. Well preserved paint. H top rosette 4.2. W side rosette 3.7
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 61, no. V:2, Pl. 21:69; Andrén 1980, Pl. XXV.a; Die Welt der Etrusker 1988, pp. 305-306, D.4.2 & color plate
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Die Welt der Etrusker: archäologische Denkmäler aus Museen der sozialistischen Länder. Author: Kunze, M., & V. Kästner (eds.). Place of publication: Berlin. Publication Date: 1988
    Un gruppo di antefisse fittili etrusco-laziali e la questione dell'esistenza di un abitato ostiense anteriore alla colonia romana. Author: Andrén, A.. Journal and volume number: StEtr 48. Publication Date: 1980. Pages: 93-99
  • Type of decoration: Bearded Silen head in floral shell frame with rosettes/berry clusters
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antikensammlung
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 23.5
  • Width: 16.9
  • MPD: 6.7
  • Clay: 10YR 7/3
  • Paint: Red skin, rosette borders, top of head 10R 4/6. Black hair, eyelids, pupils, & on rosettes, outer berry cluster, top front of head. Gold-brown on head band, berry clusters, moustache, beard inset 10YR 6/4. Beard purple 7.5R 4/6.
  • Condition: 1 fragment
  • Height head: 15.5+
  • Height face: 12+
  • Distance outer eyes: 6.3
  • Width nose bottom: 2.3
  • Width mouth: 2.7
  • Height floral element: 4.2
  • Width floral element: 3.7
  • Type shell: Rosettes + berries
  • Width shell: 5.6
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