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4860, Capua

  • Record number: 4860
  • Site: Capua
  • Roof element: Antefixes, heads
  • Comparanda: Minervini 1880, Pl. 6, Fig. 2, Pl. 20, Fig. 1
  • Remarks: Antefix plaque with female head wearing diadem, with 2 long beaded strands of hair at either side of neck & chest, flanked by lotus leaves/flat fascia ending in volute, below upper frame of 7 convex strigils. Tall recessed base. Castellani 1877 group. Type Lotus B I.
  • Bibliography: Walters 1903, p. 167, B590; Koch 1912, p. 59, Pl. XIII.2
  • Publication record: Catalog of terracottas in the British Museum. Author: Walters, H.B.. Place of publication: London. Publication Date: 1903
    Dachterrakotten aus Campanien. Author: Koch, H.. Place of publication: Berlin. Publication Date: 1912
  • Type of decoration: Strigil shell/female head in relief/lotus petals/volutes
  • Last Recorded Collection: British Museum
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 16 in.

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