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4895, Lanuvium

  • Record number: 4895
  • Site: Lanuvium
  • Roof element: Antefixes, full figure
  • Remarks: Full-figure antefix of Silen and Maenad. Silen and Maenad running to left Silen nude in near plane. To left maenad in long, girt chiton, behind to right drapery trailing Silen, preserved from waist down. Cover tile with strut W ca. 3.3. H from cover tile 13.5. D ca. 3.9. L maenad's left foot 4.6.
  • Bibliography: Walters 1903, p. 725-725, D734; Andrén 1940, p. 428, no. II:6
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Catalog of terracottas in the British Museum. Author: Walters, H.B.. Place of publication: London. Publication Date: 1903
  • Associated elements: D746, D748
  • Type of decoration: Silen & Maenad
  • Last Recorded Collection: British Museum
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 23.2
  • Width: 18.9
  • Clay: 10YR 6/4
  • Paint: Brown slip on plaque 10YR 6/4. Purple-red on folds of chiton and background behind Silen to right 10R 4/4. Red-brown on satyr skin 2.5YR 4/6.
  • Condition: Both side edges preserved.
  • Outer H cover tile: 7.5
  • Outer W cover tile: 15.5
  • Thickness tile: 1.7
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