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1565, Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana, Vignale, smaller temple

  • Record number: 1565
  • Site: Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana
  • Building or zone: Vignale, smaller temple
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, full figure
  • Comparanda: Satricum
  • Remarks: Antefix with Silen & Maenad striding to right, Maenad at left and forward of Silen, Silen looking back & carrying drinking horn. Very worn. H Maenad head with diadem 7.8, face 4.8, H Silen head with wreath 10.3, face 7.7, L. Maenad's left foot 7.9, W drinking horn at top 3.3. Large round strut from behind Maenad's chest to cover tile top. Clear signs of attachment of plaque & cover tile on underside & tool marks, including flat spatula
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, pp. 100-101, No. I:1, Pl. 33:114
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
  • Associated elements: 7206, 7207, 2611, 2619
  • Type of decoration: Silen & Maenad striding to right
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 43.8
  • Width: 27.1
  • MPD: 23.2
  • Clay: 7.5YR 6/4-6/6
  • Paint: Traces of red on Maenad's chiton
  • Condition: Complete except for lower left corner; cover tile half restored
  • Height antefix base: 3.2
  • Width antefix base: 19.5
  • Height strut: 25
  • Width strut: 5.7
  • Inner H cover tile: 8.2
  • Outer H cover tile: 10
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