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4039, Campania

  • Record number: 4039
  • Site: Campania
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Remarks: Gorgoneion antefix with shell frame. Flat shell of slightly convex tongues with raised borders. H lowermost tongue 5.7, W 2.7, + border 3.6. H central tongue 8.1, W 3.6, + border 4.6. TH 3. H rounded moulding 1.4. H recessed flat band 1.1. Diam volute eye 2.1. H head including beard 17.1. L lower fang 3.1. W tongue 3.4. H rounded moulding below head 0.6. H recessed base 6.4, W 19.3-21.1. Tall narrow projection above cover tile on back of flat plaque, H 14.1, W 2.9, D 2.3. Eyes very deeply set at inside similar to T.86. Disk earrings. Paint preserved on lower half only. Bought from P. Arndt.
  • Bibliography: Die Welt der Etrusker 1988, pp. 231-232, C2.7
  • 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: Gorgoneion
  • Last Recorded Collection: Szépmüveszeti Muzeum
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 34.5
  • Width: 33.4
  • Clay: 7.5YR 6/6
  • Paint: Cream slip 10YR 7/2. Red on alternating beard strands, tongue, teeth, wide band on lower rounded moulding, band across top of base and blocks 7.5R 3/4. Black on hair, alternating strands of beard, central meander band.
  • Condition: Complete except for broken cover tile.
  • Height head: 17.1
  • Distance outer eyes: 9.4
  • Width nose bottom: 3.9
  • Width mouth: 9.3
  • Height antefix base: 6.4
  • Width antefix base: 19.3-21.1
  • Outer H cover tile: 11.7
  • Outer W cover tile: 17.3
  • Thickness tile: 1.5

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