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1548, Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana, Vignale, larger temple

  • Record number: 1548
  • Site: Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana
  • Building or zone: Vignale, larger temple
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Remarks: Antefix with Silen head surrounded by shell frame. Colors well-preserved. On back, plaque hollowed behind head, strut from top of cover tile to shell back & 2 oblique ridges of clay to either side, to strengthen connection between plaque & cover tile. Tile squared at top just behind plaque
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, pp. 97-98, No. II:5
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
  • Associated elements: 7282, 7286; female head antefixes 7277, 7287
  • Type of decoration: Silen head in strigil shell frame
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: yes

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