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1625, Pyrgi, Temple A

  • Record number: 1625
  • Site: Pyrgi
  • Building or zone: Temple A
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Remarks: Large antefix with Silen head in relief, surrounded by wide concave floral shell frame with alternating relief palmettes & lotuses connected by volutes, above flat base painted with box meander. Straight rectangular strut projecting from back of shell & with hole in top for meniskos
  • Bibliography: Proietti 1980, p. 149, fig. 186
  • Publication record: Il Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia. Author: Proietti, G.. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1980
  • Type of decoration: Silen head in floral shell frame/painted box meander
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 50
  • Width: 47
  • MPD: 29
  • Paint: Black ground for floral relief, centers of alternate palmette leaves, hair & beard, upper band & boxes on meander; red centers of alternate palmette leaves, bottom band & boxes of meander
  • Height head: 26.9
  • Height face: 22.7
  • Distance outer eyes: 9.8
  • Width nose bottom: 3.3
  • Width mouth: 4.3
  • Height palmette: 13
  • Width palmette: 18
  • Height lotus: 8.5
  • Width lotus: 13
  • Type shell: Floral
  • Width shell: 16-18
  • Height antefix base: 6
  • Width antefix base: 27
  • Depth antefix base: 5
  • Height strut: 27.5
  • Width strut: 3.2
  • Depth strut: 5
  • Inner H cover tile: 10.3
  • Outer H cover tile: 12.3
  • Inner W cover tile: 16.2
  • Outer W cover tile: 20
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