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4267, Castiglion Fiorentino, Piazzale del Cassero

  • Record number: 4267
  • Site: Castiglion Fiorentino
  • Building or zone: Piazzale del Cassero
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: 2005641, 205643, 205644, 205645, 205646, 205647, 205648
  • Remarks: Fragment of lion head antefix preserving front part of face with nose, part of eye, front paw and tongue. This type of antefix has at the top, somewhat naturalistic mane, round ears, frowning forehead and eyebrows. Eyes are open and oval shaped with incised pupils. Nostrils are done as 2 volutes. Swollen cheeks rest on front paws, between them is partially closed mouth of the lion with partially pendent tongue.
  • Bibliography: Zamarchi Grassi 1995, p. 53, no. 16
  • Publication record: Castiglion Fiorentino. Un nuovo centro etrusco. Catalogo della mostra. Author: Zamarchi Grassi, P.. Place of publication: Castiglion Fiorentino. Publication Date: 1995
  • Type of decoration: Lion head
  • Last Recorded Collection: Palazzo Pretorio
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 11.5
  • Width: 4.5
  • MPD: 2.5
  • Clay: 5YR 7/6
  • Condition: 1 fragment

Link to this record using the address https://www.beazley.ox.ac.uk/record/78E5061A-BA64-45EE-A9BA-A949E34B725C

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