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455, Caere, Vigna Parrocchiale

  • Record number: 455
  • Site: Caere
  • Building or zone: Vigna Parrocchiale
  • Position: Pediment?
  • Roof element: Antepagmenta?
  • Remarks: Large male head with animal ear, long wavy beard. No traces of tile or strut. Large, thick, and heavy, with vertical finger striations on back, bottom of large hole for meniskos or vertical attachment (Diam 1.8)
  • Bibliography: Mengarelli 1936, p. 77 Pl. XXVIII:2; AndrĂ©n 1940, pp. 58-59, No. IV:9
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples
    Il luogo e I materiali del tempio di Era a Caere
  • Type of decoration: Silen head
  • Current Collection: Museo Nazionale
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 26.3
  • Width: 16.3
  • MPD: 7.5
  • Clay: 5YR 6/6
  • Paint: Buff surface 10YR 7/3
  • Condition: Broken across left side of head & face
  • Height face: 20.5
  • Distance outer eyes: 8.5

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