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4894, Lanuvium

  • Record number: 4894
  • Site: Lanuvium
  • Roof element: Antefixes, full figure
  • Remarks: Full-figure antefix of Silen and maenad. Maenad to left, frontal in crimson chiton with apoptygma and folded drapery. Nude Silen to right, profile, grasping maenad's right breast.
  • Bibliography: Walters 1903, pp. 424-425, D742; AndrĂ©n 1940, p. 428, no. II:5
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples
    Catalog of terracottas in the British Museum
  • Associated elements: D738
  • Type of decoration: Silen & Maenad
  • Current Collection: British Museum: D742
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 11
  • Width: 13.3
  • Clay: 10YR 8/2
  • Paint: Possible red in drapery folds.
  • Condition: Preserves fragment of maenad bosom with Silen hand on breast.

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