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2592, Caere

  • Record number: 2592
  • Site: Caere
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: London BM, GR 1893.6-28.1 (B623), Baltimore, Walters Art Gallery
  • Remarks: Silen head antefix wearing lion skin knotted below beard. Shell decorated with palmette and lotus. Rectangular strut.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, pp. 55-56, IV:4, Pl. 20:64; Die Welt der Etrusker 1988, p. 177, B6.1.31
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Die Welt der Etrusker: archäologische Denkmäler aus Museen der sozialistischen Länder. Author: Kunze, M., & V. Kästner (eds.). Place of publication: Berlin. Publication Date: 1988
  • Type of decoration: Silen head wearing lion skin/floral
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antikensammlung
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 51.1
  • Width: 35.2
  • MPD: 27
  • Clay: 10YR 7/4
  • Paint: Red skin, chiton, lotus petal and outline of calyx, palmette heart 7.5R 4/6. Cream 10YR 7/4 diadem, lion skin, palmette and lotus. Black. Purple hair curls, pupils 5R 3/3. Pink 5R 5/3.
  • Condition: 8 joining fragments
  • Height head: 28.6
  • Height face: 23.1
  • Distance outer eyes: 10
  • Width nose bottom: 4.4
  • Width mouth: 5
  • Height floral field: 17
  • Width palmette: 20.2
  • Height lotus: 11.8
  • Width lotus: 28
  • Type shell: Floral
  • Width shell: 18.8
  • Height strut: 25
  • Width strut: 3.4
  • Depth strut: 4.3
  • Inner H cover tile: 11.4
  • Outer H cover tile: 13.1
  • Inner W cover tile: R
  • Outer W cover tile: R
  • Thickness tile: 1.9
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