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1223, Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana, Celle

  • Record number: 1223
  • Site: Falerii Veteres/Civita Castellana
  • Building or zone: Celle
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Remarks: Antefix plaque with deeply modelled Silen head with strands of beard in corkscrew locks, and head surrounded by floral shell frame
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 92, No. III:1, Pl. 27:97; Helbig4 III, p. 739, No. 2839
  • 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
  • Associated elements: 2499-2500; counterpart to female head antefix 2507
  • Type of decoration: Silen head surrounded by floral shell frame
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 28
  • Width: 23.6
  • MPD: 19.1
  • Clay: 7.5YR 7/4
  • Paint: White slip over surface
  • Condition: Missing large sections of floral shell
  • Height face: 18
  • Distance outer eyes: 5.8
  • Width nose bottom: 2.8
  • Width mouth: 2.9
  • Type shell: Floral
  • Height antefix base: 2.5
  • Width antefix base: 18.7
  • Inner H cover tile: 9.8
  • Outer H cover tile: 10.5
  • Inner W cover tile: 11
  • Outer W cover tile: 17.5
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