Main SiteGandhara ConnectionsVase Corpus (CVA Online)

1457, Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana, Sassi Caduti

  • Record number: 1457
  • Site: Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana
  • Building or zone: Sassi Caduti
  • Position: Pediment floor
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Civita Castellana, Vignale Smaller temple (No. II:4) & Lo Scasato (No. III:3)
  • Remarks: Fragment preserves lower part of antefix from cheeks of Silen head down to base. Crisp mould, bright colors. Fabric & mould = 12502
  • Bibliography: AndrĂ©n 1940, p. 118, No. II:5
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples
  • Associated elements: 12502, full-figure antefix 12507
  • Type of decoration: Silen head wearing lion-skin knotted below chin
  • Current Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia: 12503
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 11
  • Width: 15.2
  • MPD: 6.1
  • Clay: 10YR 7/4
  • Paint: Red skin 2.5YR 6/6, black-brown beard, black ground below beard, blue paws, red on base
  • Condition: Missing top of plaque
Image Image Image

Link to this record using the address

Site map Copyright Accessibility Privacy statement Contact us
Gandhara Connections
Gandhara Connections on Facebook
Gandhara Connections on Twitter
Back to top