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4525, Punta della Vipera

  • Record number: 4525
  • Site: Punta della Vipera
  • Roof element: Pedimental sculpture
  • Remarks: Fragment of pedimental sculpture preserving head of Silen at one-third life size. Deeply wrinkled forehead and deeply set eyes with incised irises and pupils. H face + beard 10.7. Diam neck 5. Hollow, handmade. Equal in scale to Minerva head (Database 4524) but of different fabric.
  • Bibliography: Stopponi 1979, Pl. XI.2-3
  • Publication record: Terrecotte architettoniche dal santuario di Punta della Vipera. Author: Stopponi, S.. Journal and volume number: Studi in onore di F. Magi. Place of publication: Perugia. Publication Date: 1979. Pages: 249-270
  • Type of decoration: Silen head
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 11.8
  • Width: 8.6
  • MPD: 11.9
  • Clay: 7.5YR 7/4-7/6
  • Height face: 10.7
  • Distance outer eyes: 4.5
  • Width nose bottom: 2.1
  • Width mouth: 1.8
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