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5209, Lanuvium

  • Record number: 5209
  • Site: Lanuvium
  • Roof element: Waterspouts
  • Remarks: Lion-head waterspout preserving most of upper head and muzzle. Handmade with lots of hatching on eyelids/brows and incision for pupil. Underside has wide flat bands and finger smoothing. W muzzle 9.2. Left fang preserved.
  • Bibliography: Walters 1903, p. 428, D773; AndrĂ©n 1940, p. 438, no. III:17
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples
    Catalog of terracottas in the British Museum
  • Type of decoration: Lion head
  • Current Collection: British Museum: D773
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Width: 13
  • MPD: 12.8
  • Clay: 7.5YR 6/4
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