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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: Andrén 1940, p. 118, No. II:5
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
  • Associated elements: 12502, full-figure antefix 12507
  • Type of decoration: Silen head wearing lion-skin knotted below chin
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • 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
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