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4462, Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana, Vignale, Smaller temple

  • Record number: 4462
  • Site: Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana
  • Building or zone: Vignale, Smaller temple
  • Roof element: Waterspouts
  • Remarks: Lion-head corner spout. Th wall 1.1-3.2. W left eye 6.2. H ear (with double depressions) 13.2. H jowl 9.5. W mouth opening ca. 11. H sima wall 9.9, Th 3.5. Inside of head lumpy, uneven, with some added lumps of clay pressed but not smoothed.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 103, no. II:7, Pl. 35:123, D:4; Helbig4 II, p. 341, no. 1781b; De Lucia Brolli 1991b, p. 90; Carlucci 1995, p. 99, no. 97
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples
    Civita Castellana. Il Museo Archeologico dell'Agro Falisco
    Führer durch die öffentlichen Sammlungen klassischer Altertümer in Rome, Bd. 1-4. 4., völlig neu bearb. Aufl. Hrsg. Von H. Speier
    Il santuario falisco di Vignale. Nuove acquisizioni
  • Type of decoration: Lion head
  • Current Collection: Museo Archeologico di Agro Falisco: 7225
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 30.5
  • Width: 27
  • MPD: 33.
  • Clay: 7.5YR 5/4
  • Paint: Yellow-brown surface on mane and brow, upper eyelid. Purple-red eyeball, gums, thin line on top edge of tongue, wide band on underside of tongue near jaw (perhaps entire tongue underside) 5R 3/6. Dark brown inside ear and outer skin.
  • Thickness tile: 2.7
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