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5618, Orvieto, Belvedere

  • Record number: 5618
  • Site: Orvieto
  • Building or zone: Belvedere
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Remarks: Silen head antefix with floral shell frame. W circumscribing palmettes with volutes 8.8. H scroll 3.3, W double scrolls 8.2. Several examples of type,2nd example photographed.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 180, no. II:34, Pl. 68:222
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples
  • Type of decoration: Silen head
  • Current Collection: Museo Civico
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 28.2R
  • Width: 30.4
  • Paint: Red below scrolls, lotuses, skin, palmettes leaves, outer rounded volute band and eye. Black outer edges, W 1.8, ground behind palmette.
  • Height head: 15.5
  • Height face: 13
  • Distance outer eyes: 5.5
  • Width nose bottom: 2
  • Width mouth: 2.4
  • Type shell: Floral
  • Width shell: 9
  • Width antefix base: 19.8
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