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4131, Castiglion Fiorentino, Piazzale del Cassero

  • Record number: 4131
  • Site: Castiglion Fiorentino
  • Building or zone: Piazzale del Cassero
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: 2005641, 205643, 205644, 205645, 205646, 205647, 205648
  • Remarks: Lion head antefix with attached oval cover tile. At the top, somewhat naturalistic mane, round ears, frowning forehead and eyebrows. Eyes are open and oval shaped with incised pupils. Nostrils are done as 2 volutes. Swollen cheeks rest on front paws, between them is partially closed mouth with partially pendent tongue. Inventory number listed in Zamarchi Grassi (2005641) may be incorrect, is different format from all other numbers, may actually by 205641.
  • Bibliography: Zamarchi Grassi 1995, p. 52, no. 13, Pl. VII
  • Publication record: Castiglion Fiorentino. Un nuovo centro etrusco. Catalogo della mostra. Author: Zamarchi Grassi, P.. Place of publication: Castiglion Fiorentino. Publication Date: 1995
  • Type of decoration: Lion head
  • Last Recorded Collection: Palazzo Pretorio
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 11.5
  • Width: 21.5
  • MPD: 20
  • Clay: 5YR 7/3-7/4
  • Paint: Red paint with some white details.
  • Condition: Restored from 9 fragments

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