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275, Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana, sporadic

  • Record number: 275
  • Site: Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana
  • Building or zone: sporadic
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Copenhagen, Nat.Mus. 13.444 (Veii?); Rome, Villa Giulia 19087 (Segni)
  • Remarks: Wrinkled ridges on forehead, thick brows, small round eyes, thick moustache, flat beard., large animal ear Well-preserved paint
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 146, No. I:2, Pl. 55:179; Poulsen 1966, p. 32 (5th cent. B.C.); Christiansen & Winter 2010, p. 79, no. 35
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Etruria I. Architectural terracottas and painted wall plaques, pinakes c. 625-200 BC.Catalogue, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. Author: Christiansen, J. & N.A. Winter. Place of publication: Copenhagen. Publication Date: 2010
    Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. Den Etruskiske Samling. Author: Poulsen, V.. Place of publication: Copenhagen. Publication Date: 1966
    The Caprifico roof in its wider context. Author: Winter, N.A.. Journal and volume number: Il tempio arcaico di Caprifico di Torrecchia. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 2010. Pages: 113-122
  • Type of decoration: Silen head in strigil shell frame
  • Last Recorded Collection: Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 23.1
  • Width: 20.3
  • Clay: 5YR 6/6
  • Paint: Cream slip (partly burned), dark red (7.5R 4/4), purple-red (10R 4/3), black
  • Condition: Preserves head & right part of shell
  • Height face: 14.8
  • Distance outer eyes: 6.7
  • Width mouth: 3.7
  • Type shell: Strigil
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