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7610, Caere

  • Record number: 7610
  • Site: Caere
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Other examples H 44.1-49.5, 2 from Copenhagen, Ny Carlsberg, 2 from Philadelphia, Univ. Museum MS 1804, MS 1805, Paris Louvre fragment, 2 from New York, Metropolitan Museum GR 1041, GR 1042
  • Remarks: Silen head antefix with floral shell frame.
  • Bibliography: Helbig4 I, pp. 579-580, no. 782; Andrén 1940, pp. 56-57, no. IV:5, Pl. 20:65; Danzi et al. 2003, p. 132 and color pl. on p. 155
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples
    Führer durch die öffentlichen Sammlungen klassischer Altertümer in Rome, Bd. 1-4. 4., völlig neu bearb. Aufl. Hrsg. Von H. Speier
    Vaticano. Museo Gregoriano Etrusco
  • Associated elements: Counterpart to Maenad head antefix 13978
  • Type of decoration: Silen head
  • Current Collection: Museo Etrusco Gregoriano: 14118
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Paint: Red ground behind floral relief, skin. Blue lotus and palmette hearts on floral relief.

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