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1827, Campania

  • Record number: 1827
  • Site: Campania
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Remarks: Antefix plaque with mouldmade bearded head with horns & animal ears, surrounded by shell of convex tongues with very deep cordoned edges/torus/flat fascia ending in volutes. Face in flat relief, but sharp. Unusual round moulding along bottom of head, curving under volutes & ending in spiral below shell frame. Tall recessed base. Flat back with cover tile attached to bottom of plaque. Top of thin cover tile has unusual square ridge (H 2.5, W 3) running 9 cm along top of cover tile from back of plaque. Traces of burning
  • Bibliography: Koch 1912, p. 48, Type D, Pl. X.2; Die Welt der Etrusker 1988, p. 326, C 2.20; LIMC vol. I, p. 18, no. 82 (480-460 B.C.)
  • Publication record: Dachterrakotten aus Campanien. Author: Koch, H.. Place of publication: Berlin. Publication Date: 1912
    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/Acheloos head in relief
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antikensammlung
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 35.5
  • Width: 35.5
  • MPD: ca 17.7
  • Clay: 7.5YR 6/6 with gray core
  • Paint: No paint
  • Condition: Complete except for chips
  • Height strigil: 8.3
  • Width strigil: 5.4
  • Convex strigil: yes
  • Height head: 17.9
  • Height face: 15.8
  • Distance outer eyes: 7.1
  • Width nose bottom: 2.1
  • Width mouth: 4.1
  • Type shell: Strigil
  • Width shell: 8.3
  • Height strigil: 8.3
  • Width strigil: 5.4
  • Convex: yes
  • Width fascia: 1.6/1.4
  • Torus or flat: torus/flat
  • Height antefix base: 6.4
  • Width antefix base: 20
  • Depth antefix base: 3.6
  • Inner H cover tile: 10.9
  • Outer H cover tile: 13.2
  • Inner W cover tile: 11.7
  • Outer W cover tile: 15
  • Thickness tile: 1.5
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