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3781, Tarquinia

  • Record number: 3781
  • Site: Tarquinia
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: 1475, 1473, Philadelphia, University Museum MS 1821-1823 (Andrén 1940,Pl. 23:83), Florence 81790,Sarasota, FL Ringling Museum 28.2112
  • Remarks: Silen head antefix with floral shell frame. Deeply projecting head, 8.5 from plaque. Back of head deeply hollowed. Round strut from shell to cover tile top, Diam 3.7.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, Pl. 69:114; Santuari d'Etruria 1985, p. 76, 4.4.A20
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Santuari d'Etruria. Author: Colonna, G. (ed.). Place of publication: Milano. Publication Date: 1985
  • Associated elements: Female head antefix in floral shell 1477
  • Type of decoration: Silen head in floral shell
  • Current Collection: Museo Archeologico Nazionale
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 23
  • Width: 23
  • MPD: 20.1
  • Clay: 5YR 6/4
  • Paint: White slip over which painted colors. Red skin, ears 7.5R 4/8. Black hair, beard, eyelids and brows. Back white.
  • Height head: 17.8
  • Height face: 12.2
  • Distance outer eyes: 6.6
  • Width nose bottom: 2.6
  • Width mouth: 2.8
  • Thickness tile: 2
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