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2593, Caere

  • Record number: 2593
  • Site: Caere
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Copenhagen NCG HIN 55 (H.192); Pyrgi Temple A antefixes
  • Remarks: Silen head antefix with shell decoration of palmette and lotus. Rectangular strut. No scar on cover tile? Cover tile has cutout notch (H 3.5) in left edge, 24 cm from front of base.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, pp. 49-50, III:7, Pl. 17: 52 and G:2; Die Welt der Etrusker 1988, p.177, B6.1.30 (dated 490-480 B.C.)
  • 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
  • Associated elements: Counterpart to Maenad antefix TC 6681.2b
  • Type of decoration: Silen head/floral
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antikensammlung
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 49
  • Width: 46.3
  • MPD: 34
  • Clay: 5YR 7/4
  • Paint: Red lotus, alternating petals on palmettes, meander on base 7.5R 4/6, Purple hair, beard 5R 3/3. Cream 10YR 7/4. black.
  • Condition: 7 joining fragments
  • Height head: 27.5
  • Height face: 22.5
  • Distance outer eyes: 10.4
  • Width nose bottom: 3.9
  • Width mouth: 4.1
  • Height floral field: 13.4
  • Width palmette: 18
  • Height lotus: 9,4
  • Width lotus: 13
  • Type shell: Floral
  • Width shell: 18.2
  • Height antefix base: 5.8-4.4
  • Width antefix base: 28.3
  • Depth antefix base: 5
  • Height strut: 26
  • Width strut: 4
  • Inner H cover tile: 10.5
  • Outer H cover tile: 13.1
  • Inner W cover tile: 18.5
  • Outer W cover tile: 23.7
  • Thickness tile: 2.5
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