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1808

  • Record number: 1808
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Caere: Andrén 1940, p. No. III:13, Pl. 15:59 & Narce, No. I, Pl. 57:189
  • Remarks: Fragment of antefix plaque decorated with Silen head in relief, wearing possible diadem above hair in possible spiral locks. Moustache & beard. Torus surrounding head, painted with diagonal bands in red/white/black, tapers in width towards bottom. Base recessed. Oval strut on back connecting plaque to cover tile top.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 498, No. I:6; Die Welt der Etrusker 1988, p. 180, B 6.9
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Die Welt der Etrusker: archäologische Denkmäler aus Museen der sozialistischen Länder. Author: Kunze, M., & V. Kästner (eds.). Place of publication: Berlin. Publication Date: 1988
  • Type of decoration: Silen head
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antikensammlung
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 25.7
  • Width: 17.6
  • MPD: 13
  • Clay: 7.5YR 7/4
  • Paint: Cream-brown slip 10YR 7/3. Red 7.5R 3/4 on alternate inner bands on strigils, alternate diagonal bands on torus & on rounded diadem?, hair, ear outline, moustache, square on beard top center, top band & squares on base meander. Black strigil outlines & alternate central bands, outlines of torus and alternate bands, outline of diadem and alternate bands, eyes & brows, beard, bottom squares on base meander. Pink lips 7.5R 6/4
  • Condition: Broken around outer edges; missing most of shell
  • Width strigil: 2.5 bottom
  • Concave strigil: yes
  • Height head: 12.4
  • Height face: 10
  • Distance outer eyes: 6.1
  • Width nose bottom: 2.5
  • Width mouth: 3.1
  • Type shell: Strigil
  • Width strigil: 2.5 bottom
  • Concave: yes
  • Width fascia: 2.7
  • Torus or flat: torus
  • Height antefix base: 2.3
  • Width antefix base: 15
  • Depth antefix base: 2.2
  • Height strut: 15
  • Width strut: 3
  • Depth strut: 3.6-4.9
  • Inner H cover tile: 6.4
  • Outer H cover tile: 8
  • Inner W cover tile: 10.3
  • Outer W cover tile: 14.9
  • Thickness tile: 1.3
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