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4271, Castiglion Fiorentino, Piazzale del Cassero

  • Record number: 4271
  • Site: Castiglion Fiorentino
  • Building or zone: Piazzale del Cassero
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Remarks: Lion head antefix with almost circular cover tile attached. Face of lion is almost human. Short mane with round ears inserted at right and left. Oval, open eyes, frowning forehead and eyebrows, giving it almost a human expression. Mouth is elongated and half-closed, with part of the tongue pendent between the 2 front paws. Probably a later repair of the earlier antefixes(?).
  • Bibliography: Zamarchi Grassi 1995, p. 54, no. 20, Pl. VII
  • 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
  • Height: 14.2
  • Width: 20
  • MPD: 33.5
  • Clay: 5YR 7/4
  • Paint: Dark red.
  • Condition: Restored from 7 fragments

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