Roof tile in the form of a human face

Description
Decorative tiles called ‘antefixes’ were used on the roof of the Roman legionary bath-house in Exeter. Some, like this one, showed images of human faces. Others were decorated with dolphins.
Accession Loan No.
403/1990/6
Simple Name
tile (roof)
Full Name
antefix tile in the form of a human face
Collector / Excavator
Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Common Name
roof tile in the form of a human face
Material
ceramic
Period Classification
Roman (43-410)
Collection Class
Exeter archaeology
Collection Contintent
Europe
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Production Year Low
55
Production Year High
65
Collection Town
Exeter
Collection County
Devon
Collection Site Name
Cathedral Close
Created At
2016-10-13 15:45:37
Updated At
2019-03-28 15:16:31

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