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1498, Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana, Lo Scasato - stoa

  • Record number: 1498
  • Site: Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana
  • Building or zone: Lo Scasato - stoa
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, full figure
  • Remarks: Head of Silen with long beard & moustache, broad stub nose & bald forehead, inclined towards left shoulder. Handmade. Large meniskos hole (Diam 1.4) off-center in top right side of head. Back of head unfinished. Larger scale than 2678, 2717, etc. but of = fabric & style.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 132, No. I:20; Helbig4 III, pp. 722-723, No. 2814; Comella 1993c, pp. 163-164, H6, pl. 45.a-b
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Führer durch die öffentlichen Sammlungen klassischer Altertümer in Rome, Bd. 1-4. 4., völlig neu bearb. Aufl. Hrsg. Von H. Speier. Author: Helbig, W.. Place of publication: Tübingen. Publication Date: 1963-1972
    Le terrecotte architettoniche del santuario dello Scasato à Falerii (scavi 1886-1887). Author: Comella, A.M.. Place of publication: Perugia. Publication Date: 1993
  • Associated elements: Comella 1993c, H7 Apollo
  • Type of decoration: Silen head (Marsyas, probably in contest with Apollo H7)
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 11.3
  • Width: 7.2
  • MPD: 7.9
  • Paint: Red-brown skin, purple-brown hair & beard
  • Height face: 7.7
  • Distance outer eyes: 3.7
  • Width nose bottom: 1.5
  • Width mouth: 1.6
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