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4425, Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana, Vignale, Larger temple

  • Record number: 4425
  • Site: Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana
  • Building or zone: Vignale, Larger temple
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Remarks: Silen head antefix with shell frame. Mounted so inventory number not visible.
  • Bibliography: Helbig4 II, p. 340, no. 1780; Andrén 1940, pp. 98-99, no. II:7, Pl. 30:107; Carlucci 1995, pp. 92-93
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Führer durch die öffentlichen Sammlungen klassischer Altertümer in Rome, Bd. 1-4. 4., völlig neu bearb. Aufl. Hrsg. Von H. Speier. Author: Helbig, W.. Place of publication: Tübingen. Publication Date: 1963-1972
    Il santuario falisco di Vignale. Nuove acquisizioni. Author: Carlucci, C.. Journal and volume number: ArchCl 47. Publication Date: 1995. Pages: 69-101
  • Associated elements: 7282, 7281, Villa Giulia 7282, 7286
  • Type of decoration: Silen head
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Archeologico di Agro Falisco
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 14.9
  • Width: 12.8
  • MPD: 5
  • Clay: 7.5YR 7/4
  • Paint: Red central line of tongues, berries, top band and squares on base, "hair" on cheeks 7.5R 4/6. Red-brown skin and lips, animal ears 2.5YR 5/6. Black hair and beard, moustache, eyes, depressed area between tongues, outer and inner outline of rounded encircling band, bottom band and squares on border.
  • Height face: 8.6
  • Distance outer eyes: 3.4
  • Width nose bottom: 1.3
  • Width mouth: 1.7
  • Height antefix base: 2.6

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