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6827, Pyrgi, Temple B

  • Record number: 6827
  • Site: Pyrgi
  • Building or zone: Temple B
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Civita Castellana
  • Remarks: Silen head antefix. Possibly from pedimental floor. Has surrounding rounded element ending in volutes, but no shell frame. Buttress broken away equal to female 77/1180. H rounded band 1.2. Small eyes W 2.1. W stripe across top of cover tile backer 2.4.
  • Bibliography: Pyrgi 1970, pp. 345-346, fig. 278.1-2
  • Publication record: Pyrgi. Scavi nel santuario etrusco (1959-1967). Journal and volume number: NSc II. Supplemento al vol. XXIV. Publication Date: 1970
  • Type of decoration: Silen head
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antiquarium di Pyrgi
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 17.7
  • Width: 14.5
  • MPD: 15.3
  • Clay: 5YR 6/4
  • Paint: On edge of encircling band, alternating horizontal stripes black/white/red. Wide red stripe across top of cover tile. White skin 10YR 8/2. Black hair, eyebrows, lids. Red beard with black wavy lines, pupils 2.5YR 5/6.
  • Distance outer eyes: 6.4
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