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1818, Capua, Le Curti

  • Record number: 1818
  • Site: Capua
  • Building or zone: Le Curti
  • Position: Eaves
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Die Welt der Etrusker 1988, C 2.6
  • Remarks: Antefix plaque with moulded Gorgoneion in relief, surrounded by strigil shell, now missing. Base was recessed
  • Bibliography: Koch 1912, pp. 29-32, Type A.I, P.11, Pl. XXXIV.6; Rescigno 1998a, pp. 108-109, C3408
  • Publication record: Dachterrakotten aus Campanien. Author: Koch, H.. Place of publication: Berlin. Publication Date: 1912
    Tetti Campani. Età arcaica. Cuma, Pitecusa e gli altri contesti. Author: Rescigno, C.. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1998
  • Type of decoration: Strigil shell/Gorgoneion in relief
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antikensammlung
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 25
  • Width: 20.8
  • MPD: 7.6
  • Clay: 10YR 6/3 burned
  • Paint: White surface (burned) 5Y 8/1. Dark purple 5R 2.5/1 outer outline of convex tongue, alternate diagonal bands, ear outline, pupils, lips, tongue, teeth outline, alternate beard strands, dot on base. Black alternate outlines of tongue & diagonal bands, hair, eyebrows & lids, alternate beard strands, beaded hair strands
  • Condition: Missing most of shell & base, much of beard
  • Convex strigil: yes
  • Distance outer eyes: 9.6
  • Width nose bottom: 3.8
  • Width mouth: 8.1
  • Type shell: Strigil
  • Convex: yes
  • Width fascia: 1.3/1.1
  • Torus or flat: torus/flat
  • Thickness tile: 2.4

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