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1181, Caere, "Manganello" temple

  • Record number: 1181
  • Site: Caere
  • Building or zone: "Manganello" temple
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Pensabene & Sanzi Di Mino 1983, types 32-40
  • Remarks: Antefix plaque with head of young Silen wearing wreath, of ivy leaves & berries above thick wavy hair falling across low forehead and alongside face with heavy features. Below neck, paws of nebris with knot at center, and narrow bottom border. Curved cover tile with square strut ending in rounded projection with indentation in top
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 63, No. VI:B:1; Helbig4 III, p. 538, No. 2570; Moretti 1970, p. 84
  • 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
  • Associated elements: 56501
  • Type of decoration: Young Silen head in ivy leaf wreath
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 31

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