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4403, Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana, Lo Scasato

  • Record number: 4403
  • Site: Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana
  • Building or zone: Lo Scasato
  • Roof element: Antefixes, full figure
  • Remarks: Full-figure antefix of winged bearded genius who holds lighted torches and wears Phrygian cap. Hole for meniskos. Strut on back. H head + cap 11.5. H wing 36.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 137, no. III:2a, Pl. 53:169; Helbig4 III, pp. 712-714, no. 2803; Moretti 1970, p. 214, fig. 151 right; Comella 1993c, pp. 64-73, B2, Pl. 26b
  • 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
    Le terrecotte architettoniche del santuario dello Scasato à Falerii (scavi 1886-1887). Author: Comella, A.M.. Place of publication: Perugia. Publication Date: 1993
  • Type of decoration: Winged bearded genius in Phrygian cap/torches
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Archeologico di Agro Falisco
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 54.5R
  • Width: 27.5
  • Paint: Red-brown skin. Purple-red decoration on cap and chitoniskos, himation, flame. Black beard, moustache, hair, wings, ground, top band and solid boxes on some examples. White(?) on chiton and himation.
  • Thickness plaque: 2.3
  • Thickness including relief: 5.5
  • Height face: 7.5
  • Height antefix base: 4.8
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