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1460, Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana, Sassi Caduti

  • Record number: 1460
  • Site: Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana
  • Building or zone: Sassi Caduti
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Remarks: Fragment of Silen head, preserving nose, left cheek, moustache & flat beard, & some curled locks of hair to right of beard
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 112, No. I:5
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
  • Type of decoration: Silen head
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 19.1
  • Width: 16.6
  • MPD: 6.6
  • Clay: 7.5YR 6/6
  • Paint: Cream 10YR 7/4 skin, wavy lines & curls on flat beard, pink-brown 5YR 6/4-5/4 moustache, lighter brown 7.5YR 6/4 hair below mouth, black beard, hair curls alongside & wide horizontal band across bottom of plaque to right of beard
  • Condition: Preserves lower right 1/4 of plaque
  • Inner H cover tile: 11.3
  • Outer H cover tile: 15.6
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