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294, Veii

  • Record number: 294
  • Site: Veii
  • Roof element: Antefixes, full figure
  • Remarks: Frontal Silen head & torso, left hand with horn; Maenad neck to mid-thick, left arm under Silen's chin, right holding egg?, lower body in profile striding to right. Silen's head in round. Plaque behind Maenad torso hollowed. Large rectangular strut, beginning at breast height. Crisp modelling of face & head
  • Bibliography: Christiansen & Winter 2010, pp. 85, 87, no. 39
  • Publication record: Etruria I. Architectural terracottas and painted wall plaques, pinakes c. 625-200 BC.Catalogue, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
    The Caprifico roof in its wider context
  • Associated elements: HIN 802, HIN 882, HIN 862, HIN 868
  • Type of decoration: Silen & Maenad
  • Current Collection: Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek: HIN 803
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 34
  • Width: 29.5
  • MPD: 11.5
  • Clay: 7.5YR 7/6
  • Paint: Black/brown on beard & hair
  • Condition: Missing Maenad's head, lower bodies & base
  • Height face: 9.7
  • Distance outer eyes: 5.1
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