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5740, Orvieto, Campo della Fiera - Giardino della Regina

  • Record number: 5740
  • Site: Orvieto
  • Building or zone: Campo della Fiera - Giardino della Regina
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Veii, Portonaccio Silen antefixes 510 B.C.
  • Remarks: Fragment of Silen head antefix with missing shell frame. Roll, over which erect mule ears lie. Smooth high cap of hair, low forehead, flat, almond-shaped eyes encircled by deep channel. Broken off through cheek. On back, concave behind head, strut tall and rectangular. Strut not centered. Thickness of antefix head uneven, thicker on right side. Handmade(?).
  • Bibliography: Stopponi 2006a, p. 218, fig. 20.21*
  • Publication record: Volsiniensia disiecta membra. Author: Stopponi, S.. Journal and volume number: Deliciae Fictiles III. Place of publication: Oxford. Publication Date: 2006. Pages: 210-221
  • Type of decoration: Silen head
  • Last Recorded Collection: Excavation Storerooms
  • Mouldmade: no(?)
  • Clay: Orange
  • Paint: Traces of red on forehead, left eye, left cheek. Cream slip on back and roll.
  • Condition: Preserves top half of face and head

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