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1573, Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana, Vignale, smaller temple

  • Record number: 1573
  • Site: Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana
  • Building or zone: Vignale, smaller temple
  • Position: Pediment floor
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Civita Castellana, Lo Scasato, No. II:1. Berlin & Munich
  • Remarks: Antefix with Silen head surrounded by round moulding ending in volutes, inside strigil shell frame. Head hollowed behind with square strut from cover tile to back of plaque
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 102, No. II:2, Pl. 34:116; Helbig4 III, pp. 735-736, No. 2834; Moretti 1970, p. 225, fig. 160, referred to as fig. 161 in text; Carlucci 1995, p. 98, fig. 19.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
    Il santuario falisco di Vignale. Nuove acquisizioni. Author: Carlucci, C.. Journal and volume number: ArchCl 47. Publication Date: 1995. Pages: 69-101
  • Associated elements: 7217; female head antefix 7218
  • Type of decoration: Silen head surrounded by strigil shell frame
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 23
  • Width: 21
  • MPD: 9
  • Clay: 10YR 7/3-8/3
  • Paint: White slip 10YR 8/2 on strigils, encircling band, base, head band on bald forehead, eyeballs; red 7.5R 4/6 alternating strigil central vertical band, outline of encircling band, skin; black beard; brown 7.5YR 5/6 hair & moustache
  • Condition: Missing much of shell
  • Height head: 16.4
  • Distance outer eyes: 5.7
  • Width nose bottom: 2.3
  • Width mouth: 2.6
  • Type shell: Strigil
  • Height antefix base: 4
  • Width antefix base: 14.5
  • Height strut: 15.3
  • Width strut: 4.5
  • Depth strut: 6
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