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3861, Tarquinia, Ara della Regina I

  • Record number: 3861
  • Site: Tarquinia
  • Building or zone: Ara della Regina I
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Even clearer impression from same mould 4105; Almost equal are examples from Orvieto, Belvedere (II:32), Via S. Leonardo (I:6). Andrén 1974, Pl. XXXII.73 Selvasecca
  • Remarks: Silen head antefix with shell frame (mostly missing). Face tilts downward. Th shell 2.1. Head deeply hollowed behind. Scar for round strut.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 69, no. II:2, Pl. 23:81; Santuari d'Etruria 1985, p. 75, 4.4A18
  • 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: 4968, 3268(2), 3268, 4955, 28, 174, 177, 2733, 2740, 2726, 2744, 1474
  • Type of decoration: Silen head
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Archeologico Nazionale
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 24.5
  • Width: 21
  • MPD: 25
  • Clay: 7.5YR 5/6(?) or 6/4
  • Paint: Cream slip
  • Height head: 17.5
  • Height face: 12.7
  • Distance outer eyes: 6.5
  • Width nose bottom: 2.2
  • Width mouth: 2.6
  • Type shell: Floral
  • Height antefix base: 2.9
  • Width antefix base: 14.2
  • Inner H cover tile: 9.2
  • Outer H cover tile: 11
  • Inner W cover tile: 12.1
  • Outer W cover tile: 15.5
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