Terracotta antefix (roof tile) with head of a satyr

Etruscan, Cerveteri

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 170

On temple roofs, maenad antefixes often alternate with satyr-head antefixes. Here, the head of Seilenos in background is decorated with floral patterns in relief.

Terracotta antefix (roof tile) with head of a satyr, Terracotta, Etruscan, Cerveteri

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