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5920, Rome

  • Record number: 5920
  • Site: Rome
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Remarks: Silen head antefix. Base is wider than cover tile. Beard overlaps base. Hair is dark, skin light, beard dark. Volute encircled head, curving out alongside beard.
  • Type of decoration: Silen head
  • Last Recorded Collection: American Academy in Rome
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 27.5
  • Width: 24.3
  • MPD: 38
  • Clay: 2.5Y 7/4 but lighter
  • Condition: Preserves all of head, base and much of cover tile, including strut. Missing: parts at side of head, volutes, indentations (deep finger mark) at temples above ears (base).
  • Height head: 21.8
  • Height face: 8.5
  • Height antefix base: 4.8
  • Inner H cover tile: 12.2
  • Outer H cover tile: 14.5
  • Inner W cover tile: 16.6
  • Outer W cover tile: 21
  • Thickness tile: 2.5
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