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5357, Caere

  • Record number: 5357
  • Site: Caere
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Caere Mengarelli 1936?
  • Remarks: Silen head antefix. Finished top of head, no shell, hollowed at back with cover tile scar at mouth level, hollowed below.
  • Type of decoration: Silen head
  • Last Recorded Collection: J. Paul Getty Museum
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 20.1
  • Width: 14.3
  • MPD: 6.3
  • Clay: 7.5YR 6/2- 6/4
  • Paint: Long wavy purple hair with rounded fillet 5R 4/3. Red skin 10R 4/6. Long black beard with wavy locks, purple moustache and central strands. Black eyebrows, lids, pupil. Bright turquoise paint on back edge of head top and tile, clearly later.
  • Condition: Missing nose, tip of animal ears also chipped away.
  • Distance outer eyes: 5
  • Width mouth: 2.9
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