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1829, Capua

  • Record number: 1829
  • Site: Capua
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, floral
  • Remarks: Antefix plaque from complex & unusual mould with wide flat fascia with parallel stripes surrounding 9-leaf palmette or half rosette with cordoned edges, above raised band (H 1.1, W 16.8) with red boxes bordered by white on orange ground, above recessed flat fascia (H 3, W 17.1) painted with houndstooth in red outlined in white on orange ground, above recessed base with central horizontal red stripe on orange ground. Orange color on left half of antefix = areas painted black on right half where burning is evident
  • Bibliography: Die Welt der Etrusker 1988, p. 230, C 2.3
  • Publication record: Die Welt der Etrusker: archäologische Denkmäler aus Museen der sozialistischen Länder. Author: Kunze, M., & V. Kästner (eds.). Place of publication: Berlin. Publication Date: 1988
  • Type of decoration: Strigil shell/half rosette/painted houndstooth/stripes
  • Current Collection: Antikensammlung
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 26.7
  • Width: 33.9
  • MPD: 10
  • Clay: 7.5YR 6/6
  • Paint: White 10YR 8/3 (left)/2.5Y 8/2 (right). Red 10R 4/4 (left)/7.5R 3/4 (right). Orange 2.4YR 4/6 (left)/black (right)
  • Condition: Complete except for upper left edges of shell; well-preserved paint
  • Height strigil: 4.8
  • Width strigil: 3
  • Convex strigil: yes
  • Height floral element: 16.4
  • Type shell: Strigil
  • Width shell: 4.8
  • Height strigil: 4.8
  • Width strigil: 3
  • Convex: yes
  • Width fascia: 1.1/2.8
  • Torus or flat: torus/flat
  • Height antefix base: 1.7
  • Width antefix base: 18.1
  • Depth antefix base: 2-3.1
  • Inner H cover tile: 9.5
  • Outer H cover tile: 11.2
  • Inner W cover tile: 14
  • Outer W cover tile: 19
  • Thickness tile: 1.9-3
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